A free program is helping to shine a light on Asian American and Black women working towards cross cultural understanding.
The virtual event will explore the depth of Black and Asian American experiences in the U.S. and discuss overcoming racial conflict and division between communities.
NBC 5’s Alanna Quillen, an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association, held a Community Conversation for NBC 5 this week with the two inspirational women to get a preview for next Thursday’s program.
A French professor before entering university administration, President Simmons held an appointment as a Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies at Brown.
In 2000, her first book was published: Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, a finalist for the prestigious Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize.