Reddick, R. J. (2006). The gift that keeps giving: Historically black college and university-educated scholars and their mentoring at predominately white institutions. The Journal of Educational Foundations, 20(1/2), 61.
Through my findings and analysis, I will argue that the influence of HBCUs continues into the emerging new century in a novel way: these venerable institutions may contribute to the landscape of American higher education by producing scholars who have a commitment to supporting the scholarship and development of African-American students. Kwame, the professor who was a graduate of PWIs, shared the same passion for serving students, but did not articulate a social mission in his mentorshipóthough he was clear that as an African American, he could provide special support to African-American students who felt comfort in sharing their concerns with a professor who shared their racial identity.
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