Why Local Black History Matters
Glynis Johns • TEDxScranton
Glynis Johns is a native Scrantonian, historian, sociologist, artist, documentarian, advocate, and founder of The Black Scranton Project. A modern day Renaissance woman, she spends a lot of time researching Scranton in attempt to pieces together narratives of the black community. Currently, she is building the foundation of a non-profit organization dedicated to doing just that. She curates a Black History Month exhibition in Scranton – the first of its kind. She is proud to shift local perspectives on culture, inclusion, representation, and history. For Glynis, passions and projects are indistinguishable from each other.