AN EVENING WITH DOROTHY BUTLER GILLIAM
April 6, 2019
On March 25th Barbara Mason Taylor, President and Virginia P. Bland Second Vice president of The League of Allied Arts Joined League member Honorable/Senator Diane Watson, at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Los Angeles, for “ An Evening with Dorothy Butler Gilliam”, author of “Trailblazer”
Dorthy Butler Gilliam is the first African American female reporter to be hired by The Washington Post. Known as a “ national treasure” who didn’t just shatter racial and gender barriers at the Washington Post, but pioneered a way for writing about African Americans that was accurate, balanced and compassionate.
Senator Diane Watson had the honor to introduced this phenomenal woman not only as a “natural treasure” but also an inspiration for our young black talented journalist of today and the future. Thanks to Diane, the event was well attended.