• tatumThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Beverly Daniel Tatum

    WHY ARE ALL THE BLACK KIDS STILL SITTING TOGETHER IN THE CAFETERIA? AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS ON RACE

    Monday, January 15

    Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum is a psychologist, administrator, and educator who has conducted research and written books on the topic of race, focusing specifically on race in education, racial identity development in teenagers, and assimilation of black families and youth in white neighborhoods. Tatum served from 2002 to 2015 as the ninth president of Spelman College, the oldest historically black women’s college in the United States.  Tatum’s important book Why Do All the Black Kids Sit Together in the Cafeteria is being re-released for its 20th anniversary this fall.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.