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Irene Moore Davis

Guest Speaker

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    Irene Moore Davis is an educator, historian, author, and activist who speaks and writes frequently about diversity, inclusion, and African Canadian history. She fulfills community roles including President of the Essex County Black Historical Research Society, Chair of the Annual Buxton National Historic Site History Conference, Programming Chair at BookFest Windsor, co-host of the All Write in Sin City podcast, Co-Founder of Black Women of Forward Action, member of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force of Windsor-Essex, and member of the Anglican Church of Canada's national Dismantling Racism Task Force. Irene’s publications have included poetry, history, and journalism. Her forthcoming book is titled Our Own Two Hands: A History of Black Lives in Windsor from the 1700s Forward. Irene is a graduate of the University of Windsor, Western University, and Queen's University, and is an administrator at St. Clair College, where she also teaches English, Underground Railroad history, and Black cultural studies.