Racism And Discrimination In Universities

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Previous literature explores the history of institutionalized racism and cultural hegemony in the United States and academic institutions. Additionally, the literature delineates the ramifications racism and discrimination have on minority students and students of color in regards to their social, psychological, and physical health. Finally, the literature explicates the obligations universities have as agents of change, particularly in an increasingly multicultural America, where racial backlash and cultural resentment continue to grow more frequent. The existing racism and cultural hegemony taking place on today’s university campuses are a symptom of a much larger structural and institutional history of American racism, segregation and
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