Meili Powell graduated from the University of Washington in 2017 with a BA in History, BA of Arts in Early Childhood and Family Studies, and a minor in Education, Learning, & Society. After graduation, Meili joined Teach for America in Memphis, Tennessee, where she taught elementary school for three years. Currently, Meili works as a literacy coach for ALLMemphis (Access Language & Literacy). In the future, Meili plans to graduate school for public policy and then continue working as an advocate for educational equity.
Tawana Brawley is an African American woman from Wappinger’s Falls, New York, who became known when she was 15 years old in 1987 for wrongly accusing four white men for brutally raping her in Dutchess County. On November 28, 1987, Brawley, who had been missing … Read MoreTawana Glenda Brawley (1972- )