Mount Holyoke honors students of color on the annual Hortense Parker Celebration, so named for the first known student of color to graduate.
For Mount Holyoke’s annual Hortense Parker day, Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, spoke about revolutionary healing.
Anpa’o Locke ’21 submitted one of the winning essays of the College’s 2019 Hortense Parker Celebration.
Toni-Ann Williams ’23 submitted one of the winning essays of the College’s 2019 Hortense Parker Celebration.
The 2017 Hortense Parker Celebration featured speeches by UMass Amherst’s Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Kymberly Newberry FP’15.
Members of the Mount Holyoke College community gathered for a week of events revolving around the impact of women of color March 27 to April 4, 2015.
Ahyoung An ’09 and Camila Curtis-Contreras ’09, organizers of the first celebration of MHC’s first known student of color, will speak at this year’s event.