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Valerie Chiang
Valerie Chiang is the managing editor of spot and Marketing Coordinator of HCP.

Darold Cuba
Darold Cuba is the first WikiFellow and Wikimedian In Residence at Columbia University, documenting the “freedom colonies” created along the colonial pathways as “resistance” & the original “safe spaces” from Western Colonialism, a collaboration in Oral History & the CGUI Lab, where he serves as the Wikipedia Visiting Scholar. As a journalist and producer, he wrote the “Not Forgotten” columns on Emmett Till and Medgar Evers for The New York Times. Darold can usually be found exploring the intersections of race, class, technology and culture in context to history, anthropological institutions and systems, and other varying human structures the world over.

Ashlyn Davis
Ashlyn Davis is the editor of spot and Executive Director and Curator of HCP.

Erika Thompson
Erika Thompson currently serves as community liaison for the African American Library at The Gregory School (The Gregory School), one of Houston Public Library system’s three local research centers.  Prior to her position at The Gregory School, Erika worked at the National Archives in Washington, DC and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta.  Erika graduated from University of Houston, where she double-majored in Psychology and Radio/TV;  she went on to earn her Master’s in Africana Studies from Cornell University and is ABD with a terminal Master’s in American Studies from University of Maryland.

Elbert Howze, Motherward, Houston, Texas, 1985