Abstract

Black women’s social positions in American society allow them to experience life in ways that are different than other women. In this study, we are suggesting that the mentoring that Black women give and receive is a form of literacy that is distinct.

Keywords

Mentoring, Black Women, Gendered Literacy, Higher Education

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Mentoring While Black & FemaleThe Gendered Literacy Phenomenon of Black Women Mentors

Black women’s social positions in American society allow them to experience life in ways that are different than other women. In this study, we are suggesting that the mentoring that Black women give and receive is a form of literacy that is distinct.