Duchess Harris

Duchess Harris

Dr. Duchess Harris is a professor of American studies and special assistant to the provost for strategic initiatives at Macalester College. She is also a board member of the Friends of St. Paul Libraries and a chair of the Minnesota Book Awards.


Book banning is on the ballot Tuesday — right here in Minnesota

By: - November 6, 2023

On Tuesday, voters in more than two dozen Minnesota school districts will elect school board members who will decide if their students will have the freedom to read books that tell an honest history of race and racism in America – books like mine. During my 25 years on the faculty at Macalester College, I […]