‘Black And Brown Faces In White Spaces’ Networking Event Open To Proviso Youth

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Aaliyah Brown and Naomi Coke are inviting black and brown female high school and college students to a networking event they’re planning on May 11. | Shanel Romain

Naomi Coke, 18, and Aaliyah Brown, 17, have learned to master the acrobatics of growing up young, black and female in a predominantly white environment. The Oak Park and River Forest High School seniors, both members of the after school club Students Advocating for Equity (SAFE), have had to maneuver a complex psychological landscape. 

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