Celebration of Diversity

Song, Poetry, Spoken Word and Dance

February 06, 2017

On January 31st, the Dean of Students Office and the Center for Multicultural & Global Mental Health hosted a well-attended celebration of diversity through song, poetry, spoken word, and dance. The event was meant to kick-off Black History Month, reaffirm William James College's commitment to social justice, and to empower William James College community members' commitment to being agents of social change. Our incredibly talented performers included:

  • Basel Zayed: Composer, Oud and Buzuq Player, Arabic Musical Vocalist
  • Adetutu Ajibose: William James College Clinical PsyD Student & Black Mental Health Graduate Academy Scholar
  • Michelle Harris: William James College Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, Emphasis Expressive Arts Therapy and Artist
  • Sara Feldman: Local Artist
  • Ronny Nevo: William James College Clinical PsyD Student and Student Government Leader
  • Elizabeth Kingfield: William James College Clinical PsyD Student
  • Hip Hop Transformation Group (HHT) & Samuel Kwame Dance: William James College Clinical PsyD Student & Black Mental Health Graduate Academy Scholar

About Hip Hop Transformation (HHT)
Hip Hop Transformation is a year-long program, offered by Cambridge Community Center that teaches adolescents about the history of hip-hop culture and equips them with skills needed to write, record, and perform their own pro-social hip-hop music. www.thehiphoptransformation.org