Denise Hayman is a native of Newark, Delaware, and attended the University of Delaware as a student, graduating in 1977. In her interview, she talks about her family's long history in Newark, growing up in Newark, segregation and Black-owned businesses in town, her education and relationships with white classmates, racism on campus, her career aspirations and choosing to attend the University of Delaware, her relationship with Black faculty and staff, the decline of the New London Road community, Black Greek life and the founding of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority at the Univeristy, her career, attempts to preserve the memory of the New London Road community, and her involvement with the HIST 268 class conducting the oral history interviews.
Interviewed by Paris McBride on Zoom, running time 2 hours, 27 minutes, 12 seconds.
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