Friday, February 7, 2020

Teaching History Through Storytelling

Photo of Dr. Wanda holding latest Arizona Republic issues


Dr. Wanda Tucker has been featured in local and national media in recent months, including a USA Today 1619 series about retracing her family's history as a descendant of the first generation of African slaves brought to the United States. 

Her story was also featured on the Jan. 25 front cover of the Arizona Republic and USA Today’s Black History Month edition released Feb. 1.

Pictured here is Dr. Tucker holding the latest Arizona Republic special editions. Dr. Tucker serves as Rio Salado’s faculty senate president and faculty chair for Psychology, Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Check out this azcentral story by reporter Elizabeth Montgomery about Dr. Tucker sharing her story during Rio Salado College’s MLK Celebration. Learn more about our MLK Celebration in RioNews.