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Catgegory: ELLE.com Scholars

December 8, 2016

AJC Center’s ELLE.com scholars featured in TIME’s Motto

“Harris-Perry is leveraging her roles as founding director of Wake Forest University’s Anna Julia Cooper Center and editor-at-large of Elle.com to lead a mentorship program for five female Wake Forest undergraduate students focused on creating content on issues that affect women and girls of color.”

November 19, 2016

Tracy Clayton visits African American Rhetoric class at Wake Forest University

“One of the most revolutionary things you can do as part of a marginalized group is tell your story. The more we talk the more we get to affect national conversations.”

November 15, 2016

Tracy Clayton speaks to students about intersectional multimedia storytelling

“When you can inject yourself into conversations from which you have typically been outlawed and not allowed to participate, the conversation changes and the way people think starts to change.”

November 15, 2016

Tracy Clayton to student writers: “Stop trying to make it pretty. Make it true.”

On Monday November 14th, 2016, Tracy Clayton of the popular BuzzFeed podcast Another Round met with students from Wake Forest University and Winston Salem State University to have a conversation about creativity and the roles and representations of people of color in the media. Clayton spoke with students about her journey to her current position …

July 22, 2016

Mankaprr Conteh in ELLE.com: 17 Books, Poems, and Songs for Black Healing

ELLE.com Scholar Mankaprr Conteh shares a collection of works for processing, mourning, and overcoming racial trauma in ELLE.com.

July 13, 2016

Mankaprr Conteh in ELLE.com: Celebrating Blackness, Activism and New Orleans With the Creators and Cast of Queen Sugar

ELLE.com scholar Mankaprr Conteh writes in ELLE.com about the first episode of Ava DuVernay’s new show Queen Sugar.

July 11, 2016

Marley Dias to Melissa Harris-Perry: “Hard things come and go, but it seems like racism always stays.”

Watch Melissa Harris-Perry and #1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Davis talk black girl dreams, healing through literature, and the school system.