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Accelerating Racial Activism in STEM Higher Education by Institutionalizing Equity Ethics

Ebony O. McGee, PhD, Terrell R. Morton, PhD, Devin T. White, MEd and Whitney Frierson, MA



The United States invests in STEM education, but this investment is racialized and political. The country wants to maintain global economic domination, but there are also calls to diversify the STEM workforce (Baber, 2015; Basile & Lopez, 2015; Vakil & Ayers, 2019). This context leaves Black and Brown people to navigate racially hostile, toxic, and oppressive STEM learning and working environments (Bullock, 2017; Erete et al., 2020; Wright & Riley, 2021). Read full publication here.

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