Trailer: Doc ‘Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower’ | Shadow and Act

Living Thinkers

This documentary examines the intersection of race, class, and gender in the experiences of contemporary Black women professors and administrators through their education narratives from girlhood to their present status in academia. Early 20th century trailblazing Black women like Eva Beatrice Dykes who withstood overt racism, sexism and discrimination, to open the doors to higher education for Black women. During the last part of the 20th century, America still witnessed “firsts” with Black women breaking down walls of “segregated” professions in academe.

via Trailer: Doc ‘Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower’ | Shadow and Act.

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