Vanessa Siddle Walker

Vanessa Siddle Walker, a professor at Emory University, has studied the segregated schooling of African American children for more than twenty years. She is a former National Academy of Education Post-Doctoral Spencer fellow and has won the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in education. She is the author of The Lost Education of Horace Tate (The New Press) and lives near Atlanta.

News and Reviews

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

This well–told and inspiring tale, with its rarely discussed angle on the school segregation fight, will draw in readers interested in meaningful work and activism, or just a well–told tale.

Publishers Weekly

A “Top 10 History” pick

Atlanta Journal Constitution

A feature on the author

Bitch Media

A “BitchReads: 11 Feminist Books You Should Read in July” pick

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Books by Vanessa Siddle Walker

The Lost Education of Horace Tate
Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools

Vanessa Siddle Walker