To Be a Jew in 2017

My name is Ben Sweet and I am a staff member at Bard College. I work in the BEOP office and I spend my out of the office time facilitating conversations about race, gender, institutions, and more. Well, to be totally honest, my name isn’t really Ben Sweet. My family’s real name is Shanesvee. My […]

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Gloria Kimbulu

Gloria is passionate about issues relating to Congo, immigration, mental health, black women, race relations, sexuality, spirituality, intersectional feminism, and womanism.

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Bellx in Color

Miriam Meza is the founder of Bellx in Color, which is dedicated to increasing online visibility of men and women of different skin tones in the fashion industry. Meza has showcased exclusive fashion designs by herself. Bellx in Color also features fashionitx of color in curated photo-shoots in effort to reinforce that beauty comes in […]

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Taína Asili

  Taína Asili is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, bandleader, and activist. She performs with la Banda Rebelde and her music is a fusion of Afro-Latin, reggae, and rock sounds.

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On October 29th, 2016, Misbah Awan delivered a speech at Bard College during an event on Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the death of Eric Garner, and police brutality. She discusses the importance of educating yourself and speaking against injustice.

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