“We must understand this, what I call ‘whiteness’ in the history of the United States. It has been dominated by white Americans’ perspective, celebrating the accomplishments of white individuals.” – KangJae “Jerry” Lee, assistant professor at North Carolina State University.
Professor Lee and Rodney Dieser, a University of Northern Iowa professor recently published award-winning research about our founder, and what they deem less than equal recognition of her compared with other social reformers. You can view and download a copy of their research here, and view the Channel 7 feature by Race & Culture Reporter Will Jones as a kick-off to Black History Month 2021:
Ada S. McKinley, founder of South Side Settlement House, one of Black Chicago’s unsung heroes
February 1, 2021
ABC 7 CHICAGO
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