Interview with Pastor Nawanna Lewis Miller, June 30, 2019

Collection: UGA Black Alumni Oral History Project

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Pastor Nawanna Lewis Miller is Founding Chair and Leading Director of the Institute for Christian Discipleship, Inc. in Marietta, Georgia. She is a graduate of H.M. Turner High School in Atlanta, Georgia and one of the early African American graduates of the University of Georgia, where she earned her ABJ degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1973. After UGA, Miller went on to earn a Master of Arts in Organizational Communications and a Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University. In this interview, Miller discusses her experience as a young African American woman attending the recently desegregated University of Georgia. Among other topics, she describes the forces that drove her to create the Pamoja Dance Company, a program that is still active at the University of Georgia.






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49 minutes


Nawanna Lewis Miller and Ashley Carter, “Interview with Pastor Nawanna Lewis Miller, June 30, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 3, 2022,