You Can Fix Racism
Monday April 16th, 6:30pm WMU Bernhard Center Ballroom
Tea Time with damali right before the event, 3:30pm at the Oaklands (across from the Bernhard Center)
damali ayo is a keen observer of culture, and has a passion for helping people grow and our world evolve. damali and her work have been featured in over 100 publications world-wide. She has been a frequent guest commentator on public radio. damali is a dynamic personality who brings energy, inspiration, and positivity wherever she goes. Her books, art, lectures, and workshops have tackled one of our culture’s toughest topics– race, and made it manageable and fun. How to Rent a Negro was acclaimed as “one of the most trenchant and amusing commentaries on contemporary race relations.” It was granted a 2005 Honorable Mention in the Outstanding Book Awards from the Gustavus Meyers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights. Her radio story “Living Flag: Panhandling for Reparations” won a Silver Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.