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Are (Black) Female Academics Ignored? Article
A teacher keeps an eye on children playing at Magical Beginnings Learning Academy in Middleton, Massachusetts, May 2020. (Getty/The Boston Globe/John Tlumacki)

Are (Black) Female Academics Ignored?

The anthropologist who coined the phrase “the burden of acting white” argues that male experts have misunderstood her work as she’s been overlooked in the public debate over her research.

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