Anna Julia Cooper: Uplifting the Oppressed With Liberal Arts Education

By |2021-06-10T16:14:10-05:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Classical Education, Education, History, Liberal Arts, Liberal Learning|

Anna Julia Cooper passionately defended classical education during the Reconstruction Era when the dilemma of how to educate former slaves arose. Cooper, a former slave herself, preached the virtue of classics and their necessary vitality to the soul. Anna Julia Cooper Why would a Black American female ex-slave revere the wisdom of dead [...]