Prison abolitionist and Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation founder Patrisse Cullors spoke at an event hosted by Pomona College’s Humanities’ Studio on Oct. 21.
With on-campus speakers and events canceled, organizations at the Claremont Colleges are offering virtual talks to keep 5Cers engaged.
I’m holding a small piece of white cardstock printed with a pithy instruction: “Give way to your worst impulse.” I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do with that, so I turn the card over and read the next one. “Water,” it says. That’s helpful. I reach for another card.
In 1926, Shadrack Emanuel Lee was in the 11th grade at a public school in Brooklyn and wanted to know why his textbooks presented the concept of “excellence” in only one way. He wanted to know where African Americans were, where Latinos and indigenous Native Americans were — “where the