StoryCorps Northwest: Making College Feel More Inclusive For Students Of Color

Dr. Sydney Freeman Jr. and Hannah Snyder
University of Idaho associate professor Dr. Sidney Freeman Jr. speaks with his friend, Hannah Snyder, about making college more inclusive for people of color.


Dr. Sydney Freeman Jr., an associate professor at the University of Idaho, uses his voice and his role to make higher education inclusive. He started the Progressive Black Caucus at Oakwood University in Alabama and brought the mission to Idaho to create a more efficient and welcoming environment for students of color. He talks with his friend Hannah Snyder about how to enable student success on this episode of StoryCorps Northwest, recorded virtually.

This segment originally aired on NWPB’s Morning Edition on Nov. 25, 2020. It was recorded as part of NWPB’s 2020 partnership with StoryCorps. Learn more about the national StoryCorps initiative here.

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