Interview with Janis Ware, September 27, 2019

Collection: UGA Black Alumni Oral History Project

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Description

Janis Ware is the publisher of The Atlanta Voice, a newspaper serving the city's African American community since 1966. She is also the Executive Director of SUMMECH Community Development Corporation, an organization that works to build affordable housing for first-time home buyers in Atlanta's Mechanicsville neighborhood. Ware graduated from the University of Georgia's College of Business Administration in 1977, becoming one of the first African American women to do so. She is an Atlanta native and an alumna of Booker T. Washington High School. In this interview Ware discusses why she enrolled at UGA and what her student experience was like academically and socially.

Date

2019-09-27

Identifier

har-ua20-002_0003

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Duration

34 minutes



Citation

Janis Ware and Ashley Carter, “Interview with Janis Ware, September 27, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 26, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/UA20-002/har-ua20-002_0003.

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