Jazma Sutton, PhD candidate in the history department, is the first ever recipient of the Wilma Gibbs Moore Fellowship. This award was created in year 2020, to support new humanities research on anti-Black racial injustice and structural racism in Indiana, and on the reactions of Black Hoosiers. Sutton’s work will contribute to the knowledge of Black Hoosiers’ strategies for overcoming racial injustice and structural racism. Among her other achievements, Sutton is also editorial assistant for the Journal of American History and author of a self-published book titled,Ethereal: A Book of Quotes for Black Girls—a collection of inspirational quotes, advice, and life lessons from Black women for Black girls.
CRRES Graduate Student Affiliate Jazma Sutton is the inaugural award recipient of the Wilma Gibbs Moore Fellowship from Indiana Humanities
Monday, November 16, 2020