Fruitvale Station Screening with Africana Studies

Williams College’s Africana Studies Program invites you to a FREE (with Williams student/faculty/staff/affiliate ID) screening and discussion of Forrest Whitaker and Ryan Coogler’s important new film, Fruitvale Station. This film, released at the height of the Travyon Martin trail in July (2013), underlines the danger facing young Black men in… Continue reading »

Lazy Laurie, the White Welfare Queen

Monday, March 4 at 4:15pm to 5:30pm Griffin Hall, 6 A Talk by Prof. Chirstopher DeSante, Oberlin College Attitudes toward racialized and re-distributive policies like welfare are often thought of as a function of both principled ideological positions and the underlying racial attitudes a person holds. This research engages this debate… Continue reading »

Gallery Conversation: My White Friends

Friday, February 8, 2013 7:00 pm, Williams College Museum of Art Myra Greene discusses her photographic exploration of the nuances of whiteness with Harry Gilbert, ‘14 and Professor of history Leslie Brown. Selections from My White Friends are on view January 29–February 28. Continue reading »

Staceyann Chin – Writer and Activist

6:30 pm in Paresky Auditorium Staceyann Chin is a fulltime writer and activist. Recipient of the 2007 Power of the Voice Award from The Human Rights Campaign, the 2008 Safe Haven Award from Immigration Equality, the 2008 Honors from the Lesbian AIDS Project, and the 2009 New York State… Continue reading »