Celebrating a Landmark Southern Educator – and TC Hero

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, we’re reflecting on the scholarship on historical and contemporary issues facing black communities. First, we celebrate the profound legacy of TC alumna Jane Ellen McAllister, the first black woman to earn a PhD in education.

https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2019/august/celebrating-a-landmark-southern-educator–and-tc-hero/ Mississippi honors the late Jane Ellen McAllister, the nation’s first black woman to receive a Ph.D. in Education.