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Beverly Weber
Teaching. Writing. Thinking. Wandering. Gardening. Cooking. Savoring.
Teaching. Writing. Thinking. Wandering. Gardening. Cooking. Savoring.
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"Das Buch verbindet erstmals für den deutschen Kontext aktivistische und wissenschaftliche Perspektiven auf Rassismus in Polizei und Justiz. Es bezieht Position gegen eine verkürzte Debatte über „Racial Profiling“. Die einzelnen Beiträge geben einen Einblick in die Arbeit der Kampagne für Opfer rassistischer Polizeigewalt (KOP), beleuchten Aspekte rassistischer Kriminalisierung und rufen zu Widerstand auf"

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"Women of color earn only 67 cents on the dollar compared with white men in the higher-education work force."

"Women of color are underrepresented in academe, compared with their representation in the U.S. population at large — especially in more lucrative faculty, professional, and administrative roles, versus lower-paying staff positions. And in three out of four job types (professional, staff, and faculty) women of color are paid less than white men, men of color, and white women."

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Women-of-Color-in-Academe-Make/243636

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"And the major with the fewest underemployed graduates, according to the report, was “Foreign Languages, Literature, and Linguistics.”

In other words, for every cliché of a barista or bartender with a liberal arts degree, there were ten with a degree in business."

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"In the process, I’ve learned that, while everyone has a unique career path, Ph.D.s who find success outside of academe share several common traits:

They take the initiative and are open to saying yes (and I’m not just referring to luck).
They are willing to network.
They are able to set aside their worries/fixations/sadness about leaving academe and focus on the future."

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"To read white racist vitriol can be traumatic. To hear white racist vitriol intensifies the impact. One listens to the inflection of the voice, its volume, its nervousness and hatred, its terror. I registered the wounds physiologically."

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