Why Are There So Few Black Women Leaders on College Campuses?

Chiquita Jackson started this school year at the University of Kansas with a historic opportunity: She was elected to serve as the first president of the Multicultural Student Government. The University of Kansas MSG was born in the in fall, 2015 following the student protests and hunger strike by black students and boycott by football players at the University of Missouri. In 2015, the student government at the University of Kansas became a contested site of race and representation; in response, students of color created a separate governing body, the Multicultural Student Government, in 2016.

More information: https://www.thenation.com/article/why-are-there-so-few-black-women-leaders-on-college-campuses/

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