An excerpt from the upcoming memoir by the assistant adjunct professor of English.
Tag: alumnae of color
For better or worse, Oakland has a reputation, but what’s the real story? These Mills graduates add nuance to the conversation about The Town.
On March 28, Northeastern’s Chief Inclusion Officer Karl W. Reid announced the first awardees of the Inclusive Impact Innovation Fund, which were culled from 59 entries submitted by faculty, staff, and students across the Northeastern network. One of the five winners was the Social Justice Peer Mentorship Program, which traces its roots back to sundry projects that have taken place in the public health and
Five alums working in showbiz share their struggles and victories.
On February 28, Congresswoman Barbara Tutt Lee ’73 put the rumors to rest by announcing her candidacy for the California US Senate seat to be vacated by Senator Dianne Feinstein at the end of her term in early 2025. After releasing a video online, Lee held her first campaign rally at Laney College on February 25, with Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, San Francisco Mayor London Breed,
After renewed interest in creating equitable spaces post-2020, the DEI industry is at a crossroads both for trainers and trainees.
The charts on this page show levels of racial representation in Mills Quarterly over the last five years, from the start of the 2018–19 academic year through the winter 2023 issue. These figures were determined by cataloguing everyone who’s appeared in each issue of the Quarterly and cross-referencing them against our database. The classifications below reflect
YVONNE PAYNE DANIEL, MA ’75, DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT Yvonne Payne Daniel is a world-renowned scholar in the fields of dance studies and Caribbean and African diaspora studies, with myriad achievements too extensive to capture. After receiving her MA in dance from Mills, Daniel went on to receive another MA and a PhD from UC Berkeley in anthropology.
What did these Mills alums do when they couldn’t find voices like theirs coming out of traditional printing presses? They started their own.
The wine industry is not known for its diversity. Two Black alums who write about and create the spirit discuss the paths they’ve taken.