HBCU Literature Review

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There is a paucity of empirical studies designed to assess levels of discrimination and psychological distress of Latina/os attending HSIs, however, there has been some literature examining these issues in Historically Black Universities. Given that HSIs and HBCUs were created to account for disparities in educational attainment, the HBCU literature was illuminating for the current study. For example, researchers have conducted investigations into the effect of racial identity on psychological symptoms Black students attending Historically Black Universities (Gilbert, So, Russell, & Wessel, 2006). To assess the issue, 154 African American college students attending an HBCU completed measures of psychological distress and racial identity. The
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