Garland Thomas-McDavid

Garland Thomas-McDavid has dedicated the past 15 years to improving educational outcomes for students in Illinois and is currently the president of North Lawndale College Prep, a charter public high school in the North Lawndale community of Chicago. She completed her doctoral studies at DePaul University, where she also taught graduate courses as an adjunct professor, and earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at Florida State University.

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My Chicago Neighborhood Is Still Scarred 50 Years After MLK's Assassination, But My Students Give Me Hope

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, leading to an uprising in Chicago. The North Lawndale and East Garfield Park neighborhoods experienced most of the...

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