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Teacher of the Year (Mississippi Humanities Council, 2020)

Toward the end of last year, I was awarded Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Humanities Council. The good news came amidst a bunch of other good news: my book (I Don't Like the Blues: Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life) was published, and I was named co-editor of the academic journal Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

Here's the full story.

The "Teacher of the Year" award came with an opportunity to deliver a "special lecture." Mine was a story about race, place, and Mississippi. Check it out below:

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