M.S.Ed, Secondary Education, St. John's University
M.F.A., Creative Writing, City College of New York
B.A., English, City College of New York
Femi Lewis is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on African American history. An experienced educator, Lewis has taught at Lehman College, City College of New York, and Long Island University. She has written curricula on topics in African American history and participated in seminars through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Lewis has lectured on topics such as "Harlem Renaissance Poets: Creating an Authentic Voice," "African-American Women Writers," and "Hip-Hop Studies."
Lewis has a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in African American literature from the City College of New York, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from City College, and an M.S. Ed in secondary education from St. John's University.
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The Institution of Slavery & Abolition
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