Susan Yawa, 1970s
I am the daughter of Katherine and Preston who raised me in the company of change makers and racial dreamers. They spoke to us in the language of education, justice and freedom both in their words and actions. I entitled this conference flier ‘Osmosis’ because it has always felt to me that who I’ve become is the result of a gradual, at times unconscious assimilation of the ideas, knowledge, experiences my parents exposed me to. This object is one of many reminders of my heritage that I see every day. I do not take for granted its meaning and weight.