Word on the Street

Who is your favorite black history innovator, and why?
“Toni Morrison because ‘The Bluest Eye’ is amazing and made me cry.” – Bailey McPhail, ’21
“Beyoncé because I feel that she is a very strong, powerful woman and I admire her and her power relationship with Jay-Z.” – Alexis Hill, ’20
“George Washington Carver. He taught us about the wonders of the peanut.” – Alex Sheppard, ’20
“Angela Davis because she is eloquent, brilliant, passionate and has never sold herself short.” – Kassandra Cogswell, ’20
“Barrack Obama because, of the presidencies that I’ve lived through, his was arguably the best.” – Jayson Nowak, ’20

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