Newark Academy Presents Don S. Polite Jr. as Black History Month Speaker

Don S. Polite Jr. will address The Burden of Respectable Behavior: Race and Gender Under the U.S. Jim Crow Empire on February 19 at 6 p.m. in Newark Academy’s Middle School Commons. Mr. Polite, NA’s featured speaker during Black History Month, is a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American and Caribbean History at the University of South Carolina, is the featured speaker. He is a recipient of the Gilder-Lehrman Research Fellowship, the Grace Jordan McFadden Scholars Program Fellowship, and the Southern Regional Education Board Dissertation Writing Fellowship.
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