David Withun, Ph.D., is the founding Head of School at Jacksonville Classical Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a veteran of the United States Army. He earned his MA and Ph.D. in Humanities with a focus in Literature at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. Withun has taught various subjects, including History and Literature, at the K-12 level. He has also taught college Composition, Humanities, and Literature. Dr. Withun’s writing has been published in journals and magazines such as Classical Receptions Journal, Black Perspectives, Phylon, Forma Journal, and The Explicator. His first book, Co-workers in the Kingdom of Culture: Classics and Cosmopolitanism in the Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois, was published by Oxford University Press in spring 2022.
Robert Benham (1946- )
Robert Benham is the first African American justice to serve on the Supreme Court of Georgia. Benham was born September 25, 1946, in Cartersville, Georgia, to Jesse Knox and Clarence Benham. He is the great-grandchild of enslaved people. After graduation from Summer Hill High School in 1963, Benham … Read MoreRobert Benham (1946- )