Their fearlessness is a lesson to us all

WWhen Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons arrived at Spelman College as a freshman in 1962, the Memphis native carried the hopes and aspirations of an entire generation, for she was the first in her family to graduate high school. Simmons shared her parents’ lofty ideals about a college education as a ticket…

Melinda D. Anderson

education journalist | author, BECOMING A TEACHER, available now: | write on race, racism, inequity in education, Black history, et al.

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