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Dream and LegacyDr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era$
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Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown, and William H. L. Dorsey

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781496811844

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.001.0001

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A Vision for Racial Congruence

A Vision for Racial Congruence

Reflecting on the Underrepresentation of Faculty of Color in the Academy

(p.44) A Vision for Racial Congruence
Dream and Legacy

Alonzo M. Flowers III

Rosa M. Banda

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter uses Dr. Kings’ prolific words to discuss affirmative action policies and how the recruitment, tenure, and promotion of faculty of color remain a complex issue within institutions of higher education. Specifically, this chapter focuses on the problems that faculty of color continue to encounter in the academy, namely, in regard to the search and hire process, search committee composition, scholarship, tenure and promotion.

Keywords:   Affirmative action, Faculty of color, Academy, Racial congruence

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