Black history at Dartmouth is an integral part of Dartmouth’s history. As a part of Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary celebration, the Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association (BADA) is establishing the first-ever collaboration to create a digital repository documenting the Black experience at the College. Join us for a celebration of community and shared history as we launch this exciting and innovative project.


5:00 p.m. Check-in and mingle

5:15 p.m. Welcome by BADA Boston Co-Chairs Natalie Cantave ’16 and Darneesh Thornton-Johnson ’10 GR’11 MED’11 and remarks by Cheryl Bascomb ’82, Vice President for Alumni Relations

5:25 p.m. Moderated panel discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Daniel Black ’82, member of the Dartmouth Board of Trustees
Panelists: Anneliese Thomas ’19 to present her Holding Dartmouth Historically Accountable Fellowship Final Project, “The Black Student Experience at Dartmouth 1960-1979” and Forrester “Woody” Lee ’68, to present his and James Pringle ‘57’s book, A Noble and Independent Course: The Life of the Reverend Edward Mitchell, Dartmouth Class of 1828.

6:15 p.m. Program concludes