Distinguished scholars, including Duchess Harris, discuss responses to Vice President Kamala Harris during her first 100 days in office in this session of the "Woman of Color Leads: Kamala Harris' First 100 Days Symposium," hosted by the Kamala Harris Project, a project of the USC Dornsife Center for Leadership of Women of Color. >> Watch the video now!
"African Americans in the Twin Cities often embrace Paul Laurence Dunbar's concept of wearing the mask," said author and Macalester College Prof. Duchess Harris, quoting a famous poem: " 'We wear the mask that grins and lies' — that's how we survive the workplace. Juneteenth, as a holiday, is an opportunity to put the mask down and wear your real face." >> Read more!