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Twelve Black Classicists

The Earliest Contributions of African Americans to Classical Studies
William Sanders Scarborough
William Sanders Scarborough

On exhibit April 4, 2005 - June 4, 2005

Twelve Black Classicists, a historic exhibition profiling African-American classical scholars who made groundbreaking achievements in education at the end of the Civil War. This exhibition, created by classical scholar Michele Valerie Ronnick of Wayne State University, focuses on the lives of twelve African-American men and women who taught Greek and Latin at the college or university level and whose academic accomplishments helped pave the way for future generations of African-Americans entering American universities.

Installation views of Twelve Black Classicists

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