Discussion Groups

What’s the Tea?

What’s the tea is a weekly series that encourages civil discourse on various hot topics within society. Participants are encouraged to share their different perspectives at the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, a safe place for all Pirates.

Woman of Color Book Club

The WOC Book Club acknowledges and celebrates multiple identities while engaging participants in book discussions while also providing an opportunity for soft skill building and creating an open space for personal growth through dialogues and support.

Barbershop Talks

Barbershop Talks is a leadership series that helps male identified students from underrepresented backgrounds to connect and share experiences. Seeking to mirror the realism experienced in a traditional barbershop it provides a place for conversation and dialogue about the challenges and resources available to males of color.

Reel Talk

Reel Talk is a monthly series which provides participants the opportunity to discuss and debate various social justice and related topics portrayed through film in a safe and educational environment.

Diversity Dialogue Series

The Diversity Dialogue Series (DDS) is a monthly event that centers around issues of difference, diversity, identity and social justice. The dialogue series connects students through informal conversations regarding pressing issues of identity and experience on campus and within the context of the United States.


Queer/Trans* People of Color (QTPOC) in partnership with the Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center is a discussion group that meets bimonthly, the session covers different topics related to the intersection of identities of being a part of the LGBTQ community and a person of color. QTPOC offers the opportunity to learn more about yourself and meet other students.