Director of Equity + Inclusion Johára Tucker, Author Angie Thomas, and Head of School Crystal Land are all smiles at the 17th Installment of the NIA Speaker of Color Series in February 2020.


NIA and CommunityEd proudly present the 18th installment of the NIA Speaker of Color Series with Kwame Alexander

Please join NIA on Friday, February 5, to kick off the School's celebration of Black History Month.

Kwame Alexander will talk about his novels and inspire students to imagine a better world. The New York Times bestselling author of 32 books, Kwame Alexander won the Newbery Medal for his novel The Crossover.

“Always shoot for the sun 
and you will shine.” 
– Kwame Alexander 

The NIA speaker series helps raise awareness and funds for the NIA Endowed Scholarship for students of color at Head-Royce. Previous speakers include Angie Thomas, Roberta Flack, and Melba Patillo Beale and Dr. Terrance Roberts of The Little Rock Nine. 

Learn more about NIA’s purpose and legacy here.

Be sure to register via Zoom here