Dr. Yohuru Williams

Yohuru Williams Honored in History Makers at Home Program

Dr. Yohuru Williams, founding director of the Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) at the University of St. Thomas, recently was honored by the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights.

Williams was one of 12 individual community leaders honored as part of the History Makers at Home program. The Minnesota Black Basketball Coaches Association also was recognized.

Through the program, the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights honors African American leaders advancing civil rights and removing barriers to equity in the fields of criminal justice, education, economic development, health, housing, government and more.