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Social Justice Fellows

Meet Our Social Justice Fellows

Cylantra Dees, C'2020

Spelman Student Cylantra DeesCylantra Dees is a senior comparative women's studies major/creative writing minor from Tampa, Florida. For the past year, she has served as the editor-in-chief of "Aunt Chloe: A Journal of Artful Candor" and has learned, in the words of Opal Palmer Adisa, "That we must write what we know so we'll know that we've known all along.

During the summer, Dees edited Aunt Chloe and polished her writing portfolio. A featured poet at the Decatur Book Festival this fall, she intends to pursue a career in writing and editing through feminist studies.

I am social justice...

"...because I'm ready to write the truth right."