The Daily Northwestern

Marketing leader discusses corporate experiences as part of Black History Month celebrations

Ally Mauch, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Lizette Williams discussed her experiences as a woman of color in corporate America, celebrating the concept of “black girl magic” in a speech Wednesday. “Black girl magic is beauty and resiliency and tenacity,” Williams...

Black student athletes discuss identity conflicts, share personal experiences at panel

Ben Pope, Reporter

February 18, 2016

When Derrick Thompson, a wide receiver for Northwestern football from 1996 to 2000, first walked into the Black House his freshman year, he said he felt an unexpected tension. Others saw him as an athlete, not a black student....