On Sunday, March 4th, the Committee on Black Performing Arts (CBPA) hosted our debut event as a renewed collective: “Healing in the Afro-Present*: A Divinity Salon.” Our day together started with a land acknowledgment ceremony by Amara Tabor Smith. We then moved into rose water making and guided meditation with A-lan Holt. Jade A. Fair…

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On February 27th, 2019, students and community members gathered at the Stanford Humanities Center to welcome poet Fatimah Asghar. Asghar read from her new collection, “If They Come for Us” which Roxane Gay described as “An outstanding collection of poetry . . . wonderful play with form . . . These poems cover so much—identity,…

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