Interview with Xernona Thomas, February 20, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

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.

Date

2023-02-20

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-080

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Duration

74 minutes



Citation

Xernona Thomas and William Breeding, “Interview with Xernona Thomas, February 20, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed April 24, 2024, https://www.russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-080.

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