A Washington state native, Karanjot Gill is an undergraduate at the University of Washington. She will graduate in 2018, having majored in Finance and minored in the History of Race, Gender, Power. Her primary interests have been studying 20th century American history with a focus on social movements and being involved in the labor movement. She will be attending law school in the Fall of 2018 and plans to practice in the Puget Sound area.
Samuel W. Allen was an accomplished lawyer, translator, academic, and poetwho wrote his African-inspired poetry under the pseudonym Paul Vesey. He was one of the first black poets to achieve significant recognition in Europe and the United States. Allen was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 9, 1917 to college-educated parents … Read MoreSamuel W. Allen (1917-2015)