Interview with Jessica Johnson, July 13, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Jessica Johnson was born in Athens in 1969, where she attended Alps Road Elementary School, Burney-Harris Middle School, and Clarke Central High School. Johnson earned her undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University and her graduate degrees from Ohio State University, where she now teaches. In this interview, Johnson discusses race relations growing up in Athens, the importance of the church in her life, how she navigates racism working in academia, and her journey in being an author of a book and more than a few newspaper columns.

Date

2022-07-13

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-065

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Duration

77 minutes



Citation

Jessica Johnson and William Breeding, “Interview with Jessica Johnson, July 13, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 26, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-065.

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