Kenja McCray holds a Ph.D. in history from Georgia State University, an M.A. from Clark Atlanta University, and a B.A. from Spelman College. Her areas of interest include the 20th century United States, African Americans, Africa and the diaspora, transnational histories, women, class, and leadership. Her work has appeared in publications such as the Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians, Histoire Sociale/Social History, and the Black Power Encyclopedia: From Black Is Beautiful to Urban Uprisings. A faculty member in the Humanities Department at Clayton State University, Dr. McCray has also served as a Visiting Associate Professor of History at the Georgia Institute of Technology and as an Associate Professor of History at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. She teaches U.S. and African American history, African American studies, African American culture, and women’s history.
Connie Tucker was a Black freedom struggle and an environmental justice (EJ) movement leader. She was also a political prisoner during the Black Power era. One of six siblings, she was born to Otis Spencer, Jr. and Bernice Nall on October 14, 1950, in Seale, … Read MoreConstance Marie Tucker (1950-2015)