Speaking Topics

US Historical Narratives in Monument Form and the Growing Movement for Inclusion and Accuracy

Life and Legacy of journalist, civil rights activist, suffragist Ida B. Wells

The Power of Grassroots Financial Campaigns in Shaping the Image and Voice of Black Women

Defying Criticism and Standing in Truth: From Ida B. Wells to Michelle Obama

Select List of Speeches and Presentations

Colleges and Universities

Antioch College - Yellow Springs, OH  

Central State University - Wilberforce, OH  

Clark Atlanta University - Atlanta, GA  

Cheyney University - Cheyney, PA  

Coppin State University - Baltimore, MD  

Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH

DePaul University - Chicago, IL 

Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY  

Northeastern Illinois University - Chicago, IL  

Northwestern University - Evanston, IL

Richland Community College - DeKalb, IL  

Rust College - Holly Springs, MS  

State University of New York  - Old Westbury, NY  

Texas Southern University - Houston, TX

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL  

University of Illinois - Chicago, IL

Wilbur Wright College - Chicago, IL

Museums

Chicago History Museum - Chicago, IL  

Civil War Museum - Kenosha, WI  

DuSable Museum - Chicago, IL  

National Public Housing Museum - Chicago, IL  

Underground Railroad Museum - Cincinnati, OH  

Organizations

Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society - Chicago, IL  

Association for the Study of African American Life and History  

Chicago Black Authors Network - Chicago, IL

Ida B's Table - Baltimore, MD

Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program (LEAP) - Bronx, NY  

Mather's More Than a Cafe - Chicago, IL

Off-Campus Writers Workshop - Winnetka, IL  

Women of Dartmouth - Chicago


Churches

Carey Tercentenary Church - Chicago, IL  

First Presbyterian Church of Chicago - Chicago, IL  

Grant Memorial A.M.E. Church - Chicago, IL  

Greenwood Acres Baptist Church - Shreveport, LA

Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church - Chicago, IL

Panels

Speaking Truth to Power

Moderated discussions about women fighting against sexual harassment and assault

Panelists: Micaela Garrido, Rachel Johnson, Dr. Barbara Ransby, Lauren Sugarman, Emnet Tafesse

Hosted by Chicago Women's History Center - Chicago, IL


Hull House hell-raisers: Chicago’s reformers at the turn of the last century 

with Julia Berkowitz and Stephanie Seawell 

Women Build Nations Conference, Chicago, IL


Black Women’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Commemoration of the International Decade for People of African Descent with 

Dorothy Pitman-Hughes, Netsanet Tesfay, Esq, Lynn Rosenthal, and Benjamin Crump, Esq 

United Nations, New York, NY


Daughters of Destiny: Living with History 

with A'Lelia Bundles and Nettie Washington Douglass - Flint, MI