Writing Our Story
 

Authors

Toni King

Publication Date

8-25-2010

Coverage Date Range

2007

Document Type

Oral History

Description

In her interview, Dr. King discusses the climate for black students when she arrived at Denison in 1997. Dr. King talks about her experience mentoring black students at Denison, particularly during times of racial conflict. She describes some of the incidents of 2007, including various student, faculty, and administration responses. She addresses how she handled teaching a class (in First Year Studies) when student protesters encouraged their colleagues to leave class and meet on the academic quad to join in solidarity. Dr. King shares her views on the role and effectiveness of Denison’s Black Student Union. She gives advice to students when racial incidents occur on campus.

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Writing Our Story

Publisher

Denison University

Rights

Denison University

Keywords

King, Toni (oral history)

Location

Denison University

Repository Publisher

Denison University

Interviewer

Butler, Vanessa

Interviewee

King, Toni

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Toni King Interview Audio File

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