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Cross-racial Friendships: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum and Dr. Andrea Ayvazian

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


You are invited to listen in and then ask questions when this biracial pair talks about their 30+ year friendship. Honest about shared joys, hard patches, and difficult moments, Dr. Tatum and Dr. Ayvazian will discuss what has kept them close over many decades in the face of unexpected challenges, frank conversations about race, and the pain of pervasive racism all around them. Come with an open heart and open mind – ready to listen and share.



Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, and author of the bestselling book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria and Other Conversations About Race. In 2014, Dr. Tatum received the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor presented by the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Andrea Ayvazian

Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian is a life-long activist for peace, social, and economic justice, Founder and Director of the Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership, and a member of the Ministerial Team of the Alden Baptist Church in Springfield, MA.


March 20
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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