"I had this terrible reluctance about dwelling on that era. Then I realized I didn't know anything about it, really. And I was overwhelmed by how long it was. Suddenly the time--300 years--began to drown me."
-- Toni Morrison
The picture is a reenactment of Washington's "Compromise" speech in Piedmont Park.
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Anderson-Thompkins, Sibby, Marybeth Gasman, Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin, Karry L. Hathaway, and Lisa Rasheed, “ ‘Casualties of War’: Suggestions for Helping African American Graduate Students Succeed in the Academy,” in Darrell Cleveland (Ed.). Broken Silences: Conversations about Race by African American Faculty and Graduate Students in Higher Education (New York: Peter Lang, 2004).
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“The Great Debate—W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington: A Meeting of the Minds.” Historical Tour of Atlanta; 2004 (March); Atlanta, GA.
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“Valuing African American Students in the Academy: Tales from the field.” American Education Research Association (AERA) 2002 (April) International Conference, New Orleans, LA.
“Black Male Identity: Examining the triple-consciousness of an already problematic self.” Southeastern Philosophy of Education Society (SEPES) 2002 (February), Georgia State University.