2020 has been a tumultuous year, filled with challenges and heartaches we could not have imagined as we left 2019 to enter into a new year. Protests and calls for change ring in the air everywhere we turn. How are classical educators to respond? Angel Parham proposes some insights to help us listen for truth from a position of stability in a chaotic world.
Dr. Angel Adams Parham
Dr. Angel Adams Parham is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Nyansa Classical Community. Nyansa provides after-school programming and curricula designed to connect with and draw students of color into the beauty of classical literature and the great conversation. She is also Associate Professor of Sociology at Loyola University-New Orleans. Dr. Parham's sociological training provides an in-depth understanding of the social and economic challenges facing many low-income communities of color, while her Christian faith emphasizes the importance of combining this sociological knowledge with a commitment to students’ spiritual formation and the cultivation of their moral imagination. She is also a wife and mother of two beautiful girls who are homeschooled according to classical Christian principles and pedagogies.