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A Conversation with Michelle Duster ’85

March 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm Eastern

Join the Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association (BADA) and Women of Dartmouth (WD) as we host a special conversation with Michelle Duster ’85 about her acclaimed new book Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells.  Prof. Lisa Ellis ’88 will guide our discussion with Michelle as we discuss her book and her great-grandmother, Ida B. Wells.

This event is co-sponsored by the Dartmouth Asian Pacific American Alumni Association (DAPAAA) and the Dartmouth LGBTQIA+ Alum Association (DGALA).

Michelle Duster ’85 is a writer, speaker, professor, and champion of racial and gender equity. In the last dozen years, she has written, edited, or contributed to 11 books. She cowrote the popular children’s history book Tate and His Historic Dream, coedited Shifts and Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls, and edited two books that include the writings of her great-grandmother, Ida B. Wells. She has written articles for Essence, Refinery29, HuffPost, Teen Vogue, and The North Star.Consider purchasing Ida B. the Queen from alumna owned Still North Books in Hanover, NH.  Books can be purchased online and shipped to your home. 

This event will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. EDT.  Please register through the link below.