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#1726: Sonya Ramsey on "Bertha Maxwell-Roddey" | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we speak with UNC professor and author Dr. Sonya Ramsey about her new biography celebrating the life and accomplishments of educational activist Bertha Maxwell-Roddey, reflecting on the impact of educators and the power of Black leadership. 

Guest: Dr. Sonya Ramsey, Women’s and Gender Studies Director at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and the author of Bertha Maxwell-Roddey: A Modern Day Race Woman and the Power of Black Leadership

51% is a national production of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. It’s produced by Jesse King. Our executive producer is Dr. Alan Chartock, and our theme is “Lolita” by the Albany-based artist Girl Blue.