This week’s episode dives into the personal history of Professor Henrietta Giles and her experiences as a child at the heart of the desegregation movement of the 1960s.
Today, her life has come full circle in her current work as a journalist, cultural historian, professor, and documentary storyteller.
In this episode Prof. Henri talks about:
• Her background.
• The two pivotal moments in her youth that had the most impact on her life.
• Her work as a college professor enables her to guide students in discovering the social issues that most impact them.
• Her dissertation examines the news stories of the Civil Rights era and how they impacted the way black people perceived themselves during that historic time.
Be inspired by her story and learn more about her work, and words of wisdom in this episode of Three Stores, Two Cotton Gins, One Remarkable Life: The Journey from There to Here.