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Indivisible Beaufort’s December meeting focuses on “White Privilege”

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Indivisible Beaufort will take a look at a racial diversity at its Saturday, Dec. 7 meeting with Dr. Gloria Holmes. Holmes, who is an adjunct at USC Beaufort’s Department of Education, will speak on the topic of “White Privilege.”

The meeting is at 11:30 a.m. in the Scott Street Library in Beaufort.

Holmes is author of a monthly column “Diversity 101” in Hilton Head Monthly and author of Justice in Search of Leaders, A Handbook for Equity-Driven School Leadership.

Professor emerita at the School of Education at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., Holmes has taught graduate courses in education and English and as well as middle school English classes.

Dr. Holmes has a doctorate in English, and her graduate research focused on American literature with a concentration on African American women writers. Her doctoral dissertation honored the work of novelist, Zora Neale Hurston, the Black Church, and the Blues.

Committed to promoting cultural literacy in schools, she has also worked as a diversity trainer for the Anti-Defamation League and for the Connecticut State Department of Education. She also conducted anti-bias workshops for public school teachers and school leaders in CT.

For more information contact JusticeIndivisibleBSC@gmail.com.

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