Black Talk: Being a Black Educator

Black Talk is a new monthly show bringing us news and more from NAACP Boulder County and beyond.

Hosted by Michele Simpson, it airs on KGNU on the third Monday of every month at 8.35 am.

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Listen to the November show:


Today’s guest is James A. Hill, principal of Boulder High.  Originally from Colorado Springs, James Hill has deep ties to Boulder as a former student-athlete at the University of Colorado in Boulder. James played on the CU football team and was a fullback on the Buffs 1990 championship team. He earned his teaching certificate at CU-Boulder, and his PhD through Walden University. He has been principal at Boulder High since 2015. On today’s show, James speaks with Michele Simpson about being a black student-athlete at CU and being a black educator.

Listen to more of the conversation between Michele D. Simpson and James A. Hill.