Bryan Washington, author of “Lot” and “Memorial” and assistant professor of creative writing at Rice University, spoke about setting and how identity fits into writing stories during his Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture on Feb. 23 in the Morgan Auditorium.
Kara Stevens, author and founder of the Frugal Feminista, talked about the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has had on people of color and the importance of self care and community when fighting for equality on Wednesday at the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture.
Beverly Daniel Tatum spoke on addressing issues of racism in academic settings and how to be proactive in our own sphere of influence on Wednesday at the annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture through Zoom.
Marcia Chatelain, professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University, gave insight about the experiences of young African American girls who went through Chicago’s Great Migration after the Depression.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.