Shawn L. Williams: The Willie Lynch Syndrome

WED, SEP 24, 2008 (51:47)

Georgia Perimeter College Professor Shawn L. Williams leads a slavery symposium discussion on The Willie Lynch Syndrome: Consequences of Mythologizing History. The Willie Lynch Syndrome has been devised to explain the psychological problems and disunity among black people. Williams debunks the myth of Lynch's existence and urges careful analysis of history for understanding the impact of slavery and white supremacy on African Americans.

+ BIO: Shawn L. Williams

Shawn L. Williams has been an educator for 15 years, having taught students from the primary grades to the graduate level. He has taught courses in English composition, English literature, education, and African American studies at Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, and Atlanta Metropolitan College.

Partner
Georgia Perimeter College
Series
African Culture Series
Eyes on the Prize
Civil Rights Movement Series