Pauline Anna "Pauli" Murray: graduated first in her Howard Law school class (the only female in her class); first woman to be awarded a J. degree from Yale University, African American female Episcopal priest, 1977
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
At first glance, Joshua Packwood is the embodiment of white privilege: He's college educated, married, a father of two and he runs a successful hedge fund in Manhattan. But his life, which began in Kansas City, Missouri, hasn't always been so easy.
GAO Report On Segregation In America’s Schools “Confirms Exactly What We’ve Known”
Review of "Acting White?: Rethinking Race in 'Post-Racial' America" by D. W. Carbado and M. Gulati. By Sarah Willie-LeBreton, Professor of Sociology, Sociology & Anthropology. See this citation in Works, Swarthmore College's Insitutional Repository: http://works.swarthmore.edu/fac-soc-anth/75/
Wikipedia picture of the day on February 9 American composer William Grant Still pictured in He was the first African-American composer to have a symphony performed by a leading orchestra (his Symphony No. 1 Afro-American in 19