Advancing Social Justice Through Storytelling
History, Inclusivity, Listen & Learn, Racial Justice, Social Justice
Storytelling is a powerful vehicle to advance social justice. It is an ancient art, it’s interactive, and offers a means to raise awareness and encourage advocacy. When used to advance social justice, stories, both fact and fiction, enable us to imagine the world in a different way. On Jan. 13, Points of Light and Morehouse College led a conversation with Wil Haygood, acclaimed biographer, Pulitzer finalist, award-winning author and reporter, and Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., New York Times bestselling author and chair of Princeton University’s department of African American studies, to learn how a storied past continues to shape our national identity and common values.