This article presents a comprehensive literature review of relevant literature examining the position of minority school leaders on the educational landscape. The point of departure is the underrepresentation and invisibility of Black immigrants in school leadership. The review examines the advocacy discourse addressing the minority leadership gap and advocating for their equitable representation in school leadership. The literature that discusses how minority leaders interpret their roles and purposes as well as the meaning they assign to them was also reviewed. The review then moves into the written discourse about the professional boundaries that minority educators cross to become school leaders and the changes they undergo to become successful. The final two sections survey the literature addressing the topic related to their mental frame orientations and leadership style attractions and explore their lives and experiences with leadership at various school contexts. The literature reviewed demonstrates the urgency for and the relevance of an investigation on the experiences and narratives of Black African immigrants in school leadership.
"The Leadership of the Marginalized: A Literature Review,"
Journal of Educational Leadership in Action: Vol. 7:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/ela/vol7/iss1/3
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