PBS NewsHour

Fighting the persistent fear of imposter syndrome

Clip: 03/06/2018 | 2m 44s

What does it do to black girls and women to have their intelligence and abilities routinely questioned? A study from Johns Hopkins found that white teachers set lower academic expectations for their black students than black teachers do. Acclaimed writer Morgan Jenkins gives her humble opinion on overcoming imposter syndrome, the inability to absorb one’s accomplishments.

Aired: 03/06/18

Rating: NR

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