The students I hope to reach have over-worked parents who will in all probability cannot spare the time to read this. Many of these students don't have access to computers. Many of these parents might not even read English.
My first tenure track gig was in one of those ideal little burgs in the Midwest where suburban kids go to study in splendid isolation. It is a postage stamp of nine thousand souls, voted as one of the "prettiest painted towns."
There's a hot new book making the rounds in the academic world: Presumed Incompetent. The book addresses the predicament that women of color high up in the ivory tower find themselves in -- a predicament few of us really know.