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Christine Platt Managing Director, ARPC Antiracist Research and Policy Center

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SIS - School of International Service
Juris Doctor, Stetson University College of Law; Master of Arts, African and African-American Studies, The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Arts, Africana Studies, University of South Florida.

Christine Platt is a scholar of African and African-American history and an award-winning author. Her debut novel, The Truth About Awiti, won the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards' Gold Medal for Multicultural Historical Fiction. She writes children's literature and adult fiction centered on the vast experiences of the African diaspora. Christine is a proud member of Hedgebrook’s Cedar Deep Circle, the Association of Black Women Historians, and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. She is also an Ambassador for Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.