Wednesday, January 15, 2020

USA Today Features Rio Salado's Own Dr. Wanda Tucker

Snapshot from USA Today feature story.  Image of Dr Tucker with Pam Tucker and others standing in a circle.

Check out USA Today’s feature on Rio Salado’s own, Faculty Senate President Dr. Wanda Tucker.

The feature follows Dr. Tucker’s journey to learn about her family history as a descendant of the first generation of African Slaves brought to the United States.

USA Today follows as Dr. Tucker meets Pam Tucker, a woman whose family enslaved black people, which Wanda believes her ancestor was one of them.

In this article, both Dr. Tucker and Pam Tucker confront a painful history.

Read more here.