Black History Month: Racial identity and education

Monday, February 25, 2013 at 4:00pm

Lippitt Hall, Auditorium 5 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Desne Crossley, associate director of major gifts at Harvard Law School, will talk about “Race, History and Education: Stand Up, Take a Seat, and Own Your Spot.’’ Crossley is a development officer with more than 25 years experience in major gifts and corporate and foundation relations work.

Her poem “Gone Creativity,’’ is published in “Becoming Fire: Spiritual Writing from Rising Generations,’’ edited by Alexander Levering Kern. She often speaks to students about navigating higher education while remaining true to oneself and family. Participation from the audience is encouraged.

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