The Rural, Black Women Who Educated the Masses

Jeanes Supervisors pose on the steps of a school in Calhoun County. Encyclopedia of Alabama

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when virtual school became an option for many students, I thought about my school-age family members in rural Arkansas who don’t have access to broadband internet service. Virtual school was never an option for them. For generations, access to education for Black, rural students in America has been an ongoing struggle.

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Andrea D. Price

Andrea D. Price

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Author of Everyday Prayers for Servant Leaders and Montongo Roads #WEOC Rural woman who writes.