Jackie Walker Discusses Historical Politics from an African American Woman's Perspective
Recorded February 26, 2018 Archived February 26, 2018 01:08:10
DescriptionIn this interview, Jacqueline Walker, an English professor in Denton, Texas, discusses her upbringings in rural Georgia and her political activism from an early age. As an African American woman, she offers a very unique historical perspective on several presidencies throughout the 1960's and 70's, as well as analyzing today's controversial issues as compared to these same discussions historically and culturally. She delineates cultural reform with concurrent legislation and administrations, as well as detailing her personal experiences as a political activist. She ends with discussing her historical perspective on possible solutions for divisiveness within the United States, and offers some conjecture as to the future of this great nation and a possible globalized economy.