Eighteen Black Classicists

To commemorate Juneteenth, we would like to draw special attention to eighteen influential 19th century black classicists who made groundbreaking achievements in Classics education. Black Classicists | A Mural Mosaic, celebrates the important role of African Americans in the field of Classics, and provides a unique opportunity to reflect upon the purpose of higher education and its place in the struggle for equality and human enrichment. Read more about the classicists on the Center’s website.