Graduate Student Bios

Brooke A. Thomas graduated with a B.A. in History from Spelman College in 2013 and with an M.A. in History from the University of South Alabama in 2016. She is interested in 20th century African American History, women and gender history and Girlhood Studies. Specifically, her research seeks to explore the relationship between the cultural, political, and social movements that comprised the Black Power and black cultural nationalism movements and youth organizations for black girls in the 1960s and 1970s.