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Location Buffalo, New York, United States
Introduction Barbara Seals Nevergold, PhD is a lifelong educator, who taught in the Buffalo Schools, the University at Buffalo and SUNY Empire State College. In 1999, she co-founded the Uncrowned Queens Institute and has worked to create a model for the reclamation, preservation and dissemination of the biographic histories of African American women and men. The Institute’s signature digital archive is at Dr. Nevergold is co-author of the book series, "Uncrowned Queens: African American women community builders", and "Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women Write to the New First Lady" (SUNY Press, 2009). The book features a compilation of letters and poems to First Lady, Michelle Obama from 100 women throughout the United States and Africa. The book received the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians. Dr. Nevergold was elected Board President in 2013 her second year on the Board. She was elected to a full five-year term on May 6, 2014. This Blog reflects the personal views of Dr. Nevergold and is not intended to represent the Buffalo Board of Education.