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The Center for Race and Public Education in the South will host Gloria Ladson-Billings, author of The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African-American Children and James D. Anderson, author of The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860–1935 at a two-day symposium in October.
Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and faculty affiliate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Anderson is dean of the College of Education, the Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor of Education and affiliate Professor of History at the University of Illinois.
Sponsored in part by Virginia Humanities African American Programs.