Quotation by Claire Oberon Garcia

I never feel so conscious of my race as I do when I stand before a class of twenty-five young men and women eager to learn about what it is to be black in America.
Claire Oberon Garcia, African American college professor. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. B3 (July 27, 1994).

One of only two African American women on the faculty of Colorado College, Garcia was teaching American and African American literature.
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