The Cultivation of the Black Experience

Hi Everyone!

My name is Tanisha Ingram and I am a rising senior at the College. As a double Africana Studies and Sociology major I thought it would be appropriate to conduct my research on something that hits close to him, the African American experience at the College of William and Mary. My research focuses on the ways in which African Americans were prohibited from attending this institution following the passing of Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and the ways in which that has served to reinforce the second class citizenship of African Americans in the greater Williamsburg area. I hope that everyone finds my research informative and I’m looking forward to discovering new information this summer.

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