A year ago Charlottesville, Virginia made national news because of a violent white supremacist  rally.  Now an African-American woman is Charlottesville’s mayor.   Read an interview with her that provides a thoughtful and insightful perspective on the problems facing many communities in the United States.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/07/charlottesville-virginia-nikuyah-walker-interview   

Harvard University has made history by announcing that four African-American women are now serving as deans in the university’s administration.  Read about the appointments here. https://blavity.com/harvard-will-have-four-amazing-black-women-leading-its-schools-a-first-for-the-university