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|Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South
Vanessa Siddle Walker
Release Date: May 22, 2009
Like many black school principals, Ulysses Byas, who served the Gainesville, Georgia, school system in the 1950s and 1960s, was reverently addressed by community members as “Professor.” He kept copious notes and records throughout his career, documenting efforts to improve the education of blacks. Through conversations with Byas and access to his extensive archives on his principalship, Vanessa Siddle Walker finds that black principals were well positioned in the community to serve as conduits of ideas, knowledge, and tools to support black resistance to officially sanctioned regressive educational systems in the Jim Crow South.
Walker explains that principals participated in local, regional, and national associations, comprising a … Read more
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