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Amber D. Dodd

Stories by Amber D. Dodd

Current Position: reporter

Amber D. Dodd joined The Spokesman-Review and The Black Lens as the Racial-Equity Reporter in June 2021. The position centers the lives, history and narratives of people and communities of color. The Michael Conley Charitable Fund, the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund and the Innovia Foundation funds the Racial-Equity Reporter position.


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A&E >  Art

Terrain debuts clothing line Terrain X

Before you read anything further: find a full body mirror right quick. ... OK, you're back. Could you see the culture you come from looking back at you? Is it in the fuzzy socks Grandma knits and gifts every Christmas? The gold or silver cross hanging from a chain in the center of your chest?


Local Indigenous people reflect on the legacy of Thanksgiving as the holiday turns 400

In fall 1620, Pilgrims moved onto land occupied by the Wampanoag people in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. A year later tribal members and Pilgrims gathered on a day that is now recognized as Thanksgiving. It was an event that foreshadowed the history of colonization between tribes and settlers, and changed the direction of American history.
A&E >  Books

Pulitzer-winning poet Jericho Brown to read at Gonzaga on Wednesday

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 3, 2021

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown remembers a time where he took public gatherings and community events for granted, before the pandemic snatched away poetry seminars, readings and other in-person events. “I didn’t know how much I needed it until it was gone,” Brown said Tuesday.