Teona Williams Named 2020 Evers Scholar

Doctoral candidate Teona Williams has been named the 2020 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholar.  

“The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) and the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute have named Teona Williams, a doctoral candidate at Yale University, the 2020 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholar. Williams’s research covers African American tenant farmers and civil rights activists who advocated for land cooperatives from the 1930s through the 1980s.”

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