Woke Words Press Room

Woke Words Press Room

More Than Half ImageA Separate Space, PBS Utah, November 17, 2020. “In this episode, we hear from English Literature major Madeika Vercella about being a writer when you don’t feel like you can talk freely about your work. We also hear from Meeyong McFalls Schwartz and Sarah May, two artists working to empower young women of color writers in Salt Lake County.”

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Young Utah women of color create space to share passion for writing, reading, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 4, 2020. “For her, some of the group’s most powerful moments have been seeing ‘people awakening and realizing they have a voice and what they have to say does matter and is important.”‘

Woke Words Recommended Books Article

Trying to better understand racism? Here’s what four Black Utahns suggest you read, The Salt Lake Tribune, June 7, 2020. “‘I know a lot of people are looking for basic information 101’ on justice and equality, Onwuzuruoha said, and these books provide that.”


For Woke Words press inquiries, please contact Meeyong McFalls-Schwartz at mmcfalls-schwartz@ywcautah.org