Judge Ernest Richard Webber Jr. & President, Melody Harkness pictured in the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse, St. Louis, MO. Judge Webber is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Webber presided over the infamous MICHAEL BROWN, SR., et al., Plaintiff, v. CITY OF FERGUSON, MISSOURI, et al., Defendants. Melody, along with her WashULaw colleagues participated in a Q&A forum, learning about how to develop strong advocacy skills.
(left to right) Raisi Mobele, Ajele Randolph, Melody Harkness, Serena White-Lake at Census on Central a census count event.
(left to right) Melody Harkness, President, Ajele Randolph, Sergio Adams, Albany Democratic Committee Member, 7th Ward.
HCS co-facilitator, Serena White-Lake, provides a brief history of Juneteenth, with an emphasis on the role of African Americans who fought valiantly in the Civil War, leading to victory!
HCS co-facilitator, Serena White-Lake, provides an overview of the serious problem of the lack of diversity in the legal profession. She refers to the July 2020 profile of the legal profession and panel discussion on redlining both by the American Bar Association; and the teachings of Verna Myers, cultural change catalyst, influencer, thought leader, social commentator, and author.
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