Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

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Sarajaneé Davis

Dr. Sarajaneé Davis was born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia. She graduated from UVA with a B.A. in African American and African Studies and Political & Social Thought. Sarajaneé earned her Ph.D. in History from Ohio State University in 2020. An avid reader turned digital historian and educator, Sarajaneé is committed to increasing access to inclusive histories. Her current work focuses on amplifying Black historical perspectives in order to create an equitable future.



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Content by Sarajaneé Davis

Poise and Perseverance

Poise and Perseverance

How Autherine Lucy, Charlayne Hunter, and Vivian Malone Desegregated Higher Education in the American South