Zaporah Price
Staff Reporter
Zaporah W. Price covers Black communities at Yale and in New Haven. She previously served as a staff columnist. Originally from Chicago, she is a sophomore in Ezra Stiles College majoring in english with an intended concentration in creative writing.
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Three assistant professors join African American studies department, hiring searches continue

On the coattails of two senior faculty hires in African American studies, three additional scholars have received appointments in the department and will begin teaching […]

Activists demand Yale professor Valerie Horsley resign from Hamden Legislative Council

Hamden and New Haven activists are demanding the resignation of Hamden Legislative Councilwoman and associate professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Valerie Horsley from […]

‘He was our artist’: Winfred Rembert, acclaimed artist and New Haven resident, dies at 75

Winfred Rembert, a nationally known Black artist, died two weeks ago in his New Haven home at the age of 75. The long-time Elm City […]

UP CLOSE | ‘Why bother?’: A look at University resources for addressing discrimination and harassment

Difficult Conversations: Navigating Politics at Yale and Online

On March 12, Ryan Schiller ’22 woke up from a nap around 11 p.m. to a random ping on his phone from the app, Clubhouse. […]

‘She was unapologetically herself’: Communities mourn Rachael Shaw-Rosenbaum ’24

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else. To speak with a certified […]

The progress — and ways to go — toward diversifying Yale’s faculty

Meghan Gupta ’21 can count on one hand the number of Native faculty members throughout all of Yale, which is four, according to the Office […]

‘Every last door’: Fair Haven organizers continue vaccination campaign

After Fair Haven Community Health Care saw a massive swell of support at its new vaccine campaign kick-off event on Saturday, community members continued to […]

Fair Haven residents Darlene Casella and Sofia Tecocoatzi, who met for the first time on Sunday, teamed up to offer vaccine appointments to their neighbors in both English and Spanish.
‘Our communities need to be a priority’: COVID-19 vaccine rollout in communities of color

Having effective COVID-19 vaccines will do little to end the pandemic if shots are not equitably distributed to reach the communities who need them the […]

An illustration of someone getting a shot.
Local Black sorority chapters celebrate Women’s History Month

As people across the country celebrate Women’s History Month, two Black New Haven sorority chapters are hosting a series of events and encouraging women to […]

Members of the New Haven Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated pose for a picture prior to the pandemic.
African Studies then and now: Students and faculty weigh in on program, nondepartmental status

In a 2018 article, faculty raised concerns regarding the lack of departmental status for Yale’s Council on African Studies. Now, three years later, six council-affiliated […]