Academic Implications of Everyday Racial Stress and Activism for Black College Students

Awarded Scholars:
Elan Hope, North Carolina State University
Project Date:
Mar 2020
Award Amount:

Race-related stress faced by Black college students may undermine their academic engagement and persistence. Hope will examine whether student racial justice activism is associated with reductions in the negative effects of race-related stress. Hope will investigate Black student’s daily experiences of race-related stress and racial justice activism, and the implications of these everyday experiences on their academic outcomes.


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