- Nearly $1.2 million in funding will assist the development of innovative, intersectional courses and research that further the College’s commitment to racial justice.
- Shadi Abu Awwad and Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger discussed their involvement in Roots/Shorahim/Judur, a unique collaboration of Palestinians and Israelis, during the Nov. 17 event in Gannett Auditorium.
- Skidmore’s leadership, faculty, students, and staff are marking the opening of The Center, a new space in the heart of campus that reaffirms the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Ibram X. Kendi’s “How to be an Antiracist” is the First-Year Experience's summer reading. A memoir, the book details Kendi’s real-life encounters with racism and his advice on eliminating it.
- Johnson read from some of his works and joined President Marc Conner and Visiting Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Calvin Baker in a Q&A discussion on Thursday, April 29.
- "Going to the Griot: Conversations with Dr. Cornel West" was sponsored by the Black Studies Program and supported by Skidmore College’s Racial Justice Initiative in collaboration with the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium.
- The poet, author, poetry editor at The New Yorker and next director the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture speaks as part of Skidmore’s Racial Justice Initiative.
- Skidmore faculty member Calvin Baker read from his newest book and characterized the current moment of activism for racial justice as a unique historical moment in the struggle for equality in the United States.