Dr. Akintunde is an Associate Professor in the Department of Black Studies at the
University of Nebraska at Omaha. He received the Bachelor of Science and Master of
Music Education degrees from Alabama State University, and the Ph.D. in Curriculum
and Instruction and African American Studies from the University of Missouri. Omowale
resides in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dana received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from the University
of Northern Iowa, and her Master of Science degrees in Reading Education and Educational
Administration and Supervision from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dana
was an elementary teacher for twelve years, and she is currently a district administrator
with the Omaha Public Schools. She lives with her husband and two children in Council
LaTosha Washington is an elementary teacher in the Omaha Public Schools. She has a
bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
She is presently working on a Master of Science degree in Literacy. LaTosha lives with
her husband and three children in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ashlee Barnett earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree in
Education from Peru State College. She currently works as an elementary school teacher
in the Omaha Public Schools. Ashlee lives with her two dogs in Omaha, Nebraska.