Thirty-Year Journey: The Story of a Black and Blind Professor

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This presentation will tell the story behind our guest, Dr. JW Smith's new autobiography, From the Back of the Bus to the Front of the Classroom.  Our presenter is a professor of Speech Communication in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University.

Please come and enjoy a riveting memoir, evoking a life of vulnerability with candid honesty, documenting the challenges of race and a differently-abled existence.  Learn how these issues resulted in more positive outcomes than negative ones. Discover a life-experience seemingly possible only in America, where ultimate success stems from a strong spiritual faith, consistent and contagious family support, along with hard work and perseverance.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Athens Public Library.