E(race)ing Inequities

Deep Rooted: A Brief History of Race and Education in North Carolina

About the authors

Ethan Roy is a PhD student of US history at UNC Greensboro where he focuses on the history of slavery and naval stores production in North Carolina and teaches survey courses for the history department. After high school, Ethan graduated from UNC Charlotte with degrees in US history and political science.… Read full bio »
James E. Ford is the executive director of CREED — the Center for Racial Equity in Education. He represents the Southwest Education Region on the N.C. State Board of Education. Ford is pursuing his Ph.D. in Urban Education at UNC Charlotte. He previously taught World History and Sociology at Garinger High School in Charlotte, and in 2014-15, he was the Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year.… Read full bio »