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Episode 33 - Dr. Artika Tyner

Givens Foundation | Black Market Reads

Release Date: 04/13/2018

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. 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