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This interview with Tanya Jackson was conducted on October 9th, 2022 in Hillsdale, New York. In the interview, Tanya discusses family history, passions for dancing and media studies, experiences in education, and the importance of Black community, media, and history in her life. Tanya explains how her career in education was shaped by her early educational experiences and the continued learning she has strived for throughout her life. Further, Tanya details the impact that the presence of Black culture and community had on her educational and interpersonal experiences at different points in her life. This interview may be of interest for people interested in learning about experiences in education, Black joy and healing, and media studies.
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