Episode 213: Black in the academy



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne usher in Black History Month by discussing the history of Black Americans in academia. They begin the episode by catching up (00:30) and sharing the latest “Oh Lawd” News (10:00). Next, they have a conversation about trailblazing Black Americans in academe (27:50), contemporary diversity issues in higher education, and the intersectional issues Blackademics face in the ivory tower (36:20). The hosts close the episode by discussing how to retain Black faculty (47:10) and major considerations for Blackademics as they navigate the academy (53:00).

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