Adelia Gibson is a second year doctoral student in Urban Education at The Graduate Center, CUNY whose focus and interest in the identity of Black women, the pushout of Black teachers post the Brown decision, and the importance of representation has brought her to this course. She has worked in education for over 10 years as a teacher, teacher leader,education administrator in the Bronx Field Support Center, and is currently an assistant principal at Cornerstone Academy for Social Action MS.