‘The fight for justice is ongoing.’ – Dr. Artika Tyner on leadership, social justice, and education

*Originally released April 2018

Screen Shot 2018-10-03 at 2.31.59 PMDr. Artika Tyner, educator, author, speaker and advocate, speaks with host Lissa Jones about what led her to dedicate her career to fighting for justice and empowering others to be leaders in their communities. She shares with us why she decided to focus her efforts on children, writing the book Justice Makes a Difference: The Story of Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire, and how traveling to Africa has impacted the way she understands racism in America.

Dr. Tyner serves as the associate vice president of diversity and inclusion at the University of St. Thomas and is the author of several books for adults including The Leader’s Journey. To learn more about Dr. Tyner’s work, visit her website www.artikatyner.com

Listen:

Episode 33 – Dr. Artika Tyner

Dr. Artika Tyner, educator, author, speaker and advocate, speaks with host Lissa Jones about what led her to dedicate her career to fighting for justice and empowering others to be leaders in their communities.

Go Deeper: Additional Materials

Watch: Dr. Tyner’s TEDx Talk that launched her project Planting People, Growing Justice™

Listen: Paul Robeson speaks before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1956

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