As he rises through the ranks in real estate property management, Joshua Bruff ’05 is often reminded that he is Black. His anecdotes prompt the question: What would you do in the same scenarios?
Special Edition — ‘We Are HAmilton’
Guest editor and veteran journalist Edvige Jean-François ’90 and more than two dozen Black alumni and community members give voice to what it means to them to be Black in our world today. From a father who sits down with his son to have “The Talk,” to three generations of Black women voting together for the first time, their powerful personal stories are ones we hope will propel the conversation forward.
Below is a sampling of three features that appear in the issue. A complete version of the magazine is available as a PDF. We invite readers to share their feedback.
Lorna Lightfoot-Ware ’88 introduces this feature — with illustration by Kirubel Tesfaye ’21 and a poem by Jahmali Matthews ’22 — in which Black alumni and students reflect on how Floyd's death has affected race relations in America.