Join us on Tuesday, May 18 for the next speaker in the Anti-Racism Speaker Series as author Ijeoma Oluo
discusses the complex reality of today’s racial landscape addressing issues such as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, microaggressions, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based writer, speaker, and Internet Yeller. She is the author of The New York Times
bestseller So You Want to Talk about Race
, published in January by Seal Press. Named one of The Root’s 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2017, one of the Most Influential People in Seattle by Seattle Magazine,
one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle by Seattle Met,
and winner of the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award by the American Humanist Society, Oluo’s work focuses primarily on issues of race and identity, feminism, social and mental health, social justice, the arts, and personal essay. Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, NBC News, Elle Magazine, TIME, The Stranger,
and The Guardian,
among other outlets.
The Equity & Inclusion Series is sponsored by The Bush School, Eastside Catholic, Evergreen, Meridian, Lakeside, University Prep, and Villa Academy.