Interview with Xernona Thomas, February 20, 2023
Collection: Athens Oral History Project
Xernona Thomas was born in Athens in 1969 to a loving home in which she admits she was spoiled by attention. She was the first Black student to be enrolled in Athens Academy, but she finished her education within the Clarke County school system. In this interview, Thomas talks about race and class in society, codeswitching, and how privilege takes on different forms.
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Xernona Thomas and William Breeding, “Interview with Xernona Thomas, February 20, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed October 4, 2023, https://www.russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-080.