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Unearthing Leadership: Redefining the masks we wear as women of color

The Women of Color Leadership Retreat takes place each fall semester at UVM, and at the retreat, women are invited to join in a mask-making workshop, led by Vanessa Santos Eugenio. This exhibit features their own Empowerment Masks. Vanessa Santos Eugenio is a Filipina American artist and the director of a local artist guild known ...

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Giving Voice to the Pain: Black Lives Matter

A MLK Celebration, Education and Learning Event.   

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Martin Luther King Celebration, Education & Learning Events

Over the next couple of weeks, the University of Vermont has scheduled numerous events that give those who are interested the opportunity to celebrate the late Martin Luther King and further educate themselves on issues being faced by the black community today.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Public Lecture

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria. Her most recent novel, Americanah was named one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the year and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her novel Half of a Yellow Sun won the Orange Prize, andher novel Purple Hibiscus won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize ...

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