||Critical perspectives on undergraduate black women / Lori D. Patton ; Natasha N. Croom -- Section I: Historical and generational perspectives on black undergraduate women -- Black undergraduate women's experiences of race, gender, and class at Fisk and Howard Universities and Tuskegee Institute, 1923-1960 / Linda M. Perkins -- (In)visibility, involvement, and success : a counter-narrative of black women in predominantly white liberal arts colleges, 1945-1965 / Dafina Lazarus Stewart -- Black women's advice on the role of confidence in the pursuit of a college degree : believe you will achieve / Rachelle Winkle-Wagner ; Courtney L. Luedke ; Carmen M. McCallum -- Section II: Ruling discourses and identity politics in the lives of black undergraduate women -- An examination of black women as students In college films : where my girls at? / Saran Donahoo -- From discourse to practice : making discourses about black undergraduate womyn visible in higher education journals and student affairs practice / Kimberly D. Everett ; Natasha N. Croom -- Articulation of identity in black undergraduate women : influences, interactions, and intersections / Christa J. Porter -- The experiences of black immigrant women transitioning into college : moving in and moving through / Kimberly A. Griffin ; Chrystal A. George Mwangi, ; Shawna M. Patterson -- Section III: Black undergraduate women, respectability, and resistance on campus -- Black women athletes and the performance of hyper-femininity / Tomika Ferguson ; James W. Satterfield, Jr. -- Hair, racism, and marginalization in the "equality state" / Tracey Owens Patton -- Explorations of respectability and resistance in constructions of black womanhood at HBCUS / Nadrea R. Njoku ; Lori D. Patton -- Choosing elites: experiences of working class black undergraduate women at an ivy league university / Jennifer M. Johnson -- Section IV: Socialization, well-being, and support for black undergraduate women -- Investigating historically black college women's patterns of racial-ethnic socialization experiences and positive mental health / Sha'Kema M. Blackmon ; Laura D. Coyle -- Black women's college experience of sociostructural stressors / Roxanne A. Donovan ; Nichole A. Guillory -- Supporting students who struggle successfully : developing and institutionalizing support for black undergraduate women / Mahauganee D. Shaw.
||Critical Perspectives on Black Women and College Success" presents theoretically grounded scholarship and research that explores the experiences of black undergraduate women in college from a wide range of perspectives. In this comprehensive volume, research-based chapters examine the experiences that have shaped college life for black undergraduate women, issues of identity and intersectionality, services and support systems that contribute to their success in college, and the successes they have achieved. This volume also includes voices of black undergraduate women from all facets of the higher education spectrum including their experiences in academic settings, social settings, ethnic background, institutional type, identity development. Chapter authors ask valuable questions that are critical for advancing the participation and success of black undergraduate women in higher education settings and also provide actionable recommendations to enhance educational success for black undergraduate women.