People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions

 

Date of this Version

November 2003

Abstract

This session will examine the need for students of color to be active or involved within local Community, both "Faith & Secular." The session will discuss the historical writing of Richard Niebuhr, author of Christ and Culture. who challenged faith groups to discover the role of "faith," [that which now is referenced as "spirituality}, and culture can enhance the maturing process, especially in relationship to Higher Education. The presentations will focus specifically on the role of spirituality and culture relating to students of color in a predominantly Eurocentric environment.