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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Working group investigating Yale’s ties to racism, slavery presents initial findings

Yale students, professors and community leaders convened Thursday to share initial findings from the working group exploring the University’s ties to racism and slavery. Six […]

‘Integrating an institution’: Reflecting on May Day and social justice in Black communities

More than 50 years after the Black Panther Party trial shook the Elm City, the trial’s legacies of Black activism and social justice are still […]

‘It can’t stop at the syllabus’: English professors and students reflect on syllabi diversity in foundational courses

Four years ago, English department faculty voted to change the major’s requirements by including two foundational courses — now called “American Literature” and “Readings in Comparative […]

Exterior of Linsly-Chittenden Hall from Old Campus during the day
Stiles and Silliman Black dining hall workers speak on their time at Yale

‘Already a superstar’: Xavier Washington ’20+1 takes center stage singing at Yale and auditioning for American Idol

After an exciting music career at Yale, Xavier Washington ’21 has his sights set on the next big thing — American Idol. Washington is a senior […]

Black History Month keynote celebrates Black feminism

Students, faculty and staff gathered together via Zoom on Tuesday for a talk with Margo Okazawa-Rey — an educator, activist and founding member of the […]

NHPS celebrates Black History Month virtually

The New Haven Public Schools Attend, Connect and Engage (A.C.E.) campaign and other local schools have adapted their traditional Black History Month celebrations into a […]

New Haven florist opens up shop

The mayor’s latest ribbon cutting on Howe Street came just in time for Black History Month and Valentine’s Day — though florist Carrien Davis is […]

YAAA hosts Black History Month talk ‘Being Black in White Space’

On Thursday, the Yale African-American Affinity group hosted a Black History Month talk titled “Being Black in White Space.” Sterling Professor of Sociology and of […]

Celebrating Black History Month, new window exhibition premieres on Audubon Street

The New Haven Creative Arts Workshop — a community art school and nonprofit organization — is celebrating Black History Month with an exhibit titled “Made Visible: […]

New Haven celebrates Black History Month

During the month of February, Yale and New Haven community organizers are honoring Black history and leaders past and present, through events and caravans alike. […]