The Cypher: Electoral Politics: Young, Black, and Undecided
This discussion will focus on the role of young Black voters in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Its intent is not to push a specific political agenda, but to present information to inform potential voters. Dinner will be provided.
This event is part of Wellesley’s 2020 celebration of Black History Month. For the full slate of events, please visit the Black History Month calendar.
Guest panelists include:
- Bianca Jordan, Esq., immigration lawyer
- Henoss Taddesse, consultant
Student panelists include:
- Laissa Alexis ’20
- Zoe Wiles ’20
- Anah Lewi ’20
The discussion will be moderated by Laurie Brutus ’20, WCD President.
A voter registration drive will also be held at this event, which is facilitated by the Wellesley Committee for Political and Legislative Awareness (CPLA).
Oct 6, 5:30–6:45 PM
Sep 30, 5:30–6:45 PM
Oct 7, 7 PMBlack Lives and Black Votes: Election 2020 and Beyond
Liz Miranda ’02 and Kellie Carter Jackson join Callie Crossley ’73 in a conversation about the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement and how people of color—especially women—are mobilizing around the election.Event Date:Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
Sep 29, 6 PMNikole Hannah-Jones: The Legacy of 1619 and Racial Justice Today
Wellesley welcomes Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist behind the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, for the Betsy Wood Knapp ’64 Lecture in the Social Sciences and the Wilson Lecture.Event Date:Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:00pm
Oct 8, 2:45–4 PM
Nov 12, 5–6:30 PMVirtual Artist Talk Series: Myra Greene
Wellesley’s Nikki Greene in conversation with photographer Myra Greene, who uses ambrotypes to challenge visual legacies of ethnographic classification in detailed explorations of her own skin color and facial features.Event Date:Thursday, November 12, 2020 -5:00pm to 6:30pm