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Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr.

July 6, 2017
MA ‘71, history
PhD ‘77, history
Seattle, WA
A professor emeritus of history at the University of Washington, Dr. Quintard Taylor is a renowned scholar of African American history, African American history in the West, and global African history. Widely published and a frequent visiting lecturer domestically and internationally, one of his most-lasting contributions is the creation of BlackPast.org, a nonprofit organization and 13,000 page website bringing together impressive volumes of African American history. Featuring nine bibliographies of over 5,000 books and distinct sections to aid classroom teaching and learning, this tool is an invaluable resource to K-12 educators, scholars, and the general public.