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Ashlea Archer


College professor and creative with multiple thoughts

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You Want To Be The First Black [Fill In The Blank]?

As celebrated as it is to be the first black [fill in the blank], I have no interest in ever holding this title. It is 2018. Being black is wonderful. I love every day of it. However, as a college professor, I cringe when I have a student tell me I am his or her “first black science professor,” or even worse, his or her “first black professor.”Last semester I sat...