Daring to Educate: The Legacy of the Early Spelman College Presidents

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Daring to Educate: The Legacy of the Early Spelman College Presidents by Yolanda L. Watson.pdf

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Descriptions : While President Emerita Johnnetta B Cole is credited with propelling Spelman College the oldest historically Black womens college to national prominence, little is generally known about the strong academic foundation and legacy she inherited Contrary to popular belief, the first four presidents of Spelman including its two co founders were White women who led the ea While President Emerita Johnnetta B Cole is credited with propelling Spelman College the oldest historically Black womens college to national prominence, little is generally known about the strong academic foundation and legacy she inherited Contrary to popular belief, the first four presidents of Spelman including its two co founders were White women who led the early development of the College, armed with the belief that former slaves and free Black women should and could receive a college level education This book presents the history of Spelman s foundation through the tenure of its fourth president, Florence M Read, which ended in 1953 This compelling story is brought up to date by the contributions of Spelman s current president, Beverly Daniel Tatum, and by Johnnetta B Cole.The book chronicles how the vision each of these women presidents, and their response to changing social forces, both profoundly shaped Spelman s curriculum and influenced the lives and minds of thousands of young Black women The authors trace the evolution of Spelman from its beginning when the founders, aware of the limited occupations open to its graduates, strove to uplift the Black race by providing an academic education to disenfranchised Black women while also providing training for available careers to the fifties when the college became an exemplar of liberal arts education in the South.This book fills a void in the history of Black women in higher education It will appeal to a wide readership interested in women s studies, Black history and the history of higher education in general










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