Walter Kimbrough is an American academic administrator. He is the President of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, serving since 2012. Before that, he was President of Philander Smith College from 2004 through 2012.
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@ThrillerMag @milfinainteasy This is a great piece. I still believe this is a coming of age book all Black college students should read. – source
Finished reading this Daniel C. Thompson text. @du1869 folks (especially Honors students) should recognize the name. Thinking about writing a 50 year revisiting text. So much in this 1973 book is true today. Fascinating read. – source
Poet and contributor to The Atlantic Clint Smith’s revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks-those that are honest about the past and those that are not-that offer an intergenerational story...
Saw @ClintSmithIII on @DonLemonTonight and finished the book tonight. Enjoyed the stories in the epilogue from his grandfather who is. @du1869 grad. Lots of interesting history in this book. #myDU add to summer reading. – source
I would love for @theangiestanton to sit in on my class @phi_444 this spring. She would learn that lyrics have been used to lock up rappers. You should read the book “Rap On Trial” - one of the co-authors teaches at UGA. So yeah. Twitter ban ain’t the same as jail. – source
@JerikaMarshae @itsreeyon Would love to have this conversation with you all + @laulyyyyyy — there is a great book that addresses this: – source
Since 1976, when the busing riots in Boston sent me scrambling into the radio station at WRBB at Northeastern University, the music industry has been my life. During my very first stint in radio, I was Paul “Pure Love” Porter from midnight to 3 a.m., and I fell in love with the medium of radio and the impact I had on my community. Radio introduced ...
I would suggest reading @PorterOnAir ‘s book BLACKOUT to add some context to how interesting these remarks are... – source
Just finished this great book by @JoanDChittister - lots of good quotes. She says the world “waits for some wise and wild voices to lead us back to spiritual sanity... the prophet is the person who says no to everything that is not of God.” – source
#myDU- @MichaelEDyson has a great book on Tupac... – source