Set in a conceptual framework highlighting generational differences and socioeconomic and racial inequity, this article discusses the role of African Americans in the anticipated future changes related to technology. Focusing specifically on college-aged African American Millennial students, who they are, and the role technology plays in their development of identity, this article will bring much needed attention to this population. Additionally, the uses of and access to information pertinent to academic advancement for this cohort will be explored.
Marbley, Aretha; Hull, William; Polydore, Catherine; Bonner, Fred; and Burley, Hansel, "African American Millennial College Students: Owning the Technological Middle Passage" (2007). Faculty Research & Creative Activity. 2.