Elaine Lee and Faith Adiele gave an online workshop on the history of black travel and black travel writing.

On August 11, 2020, the Bay Area Travel Writers Association hosted an online presentation featuring Elaine Lee and Faith Adiele. Elaine spoke on the history of black travel and her speech was entitled “From the Slaveship to the Spaceship” followed by Faith who shared her efforts to decolonize travel writing, update the canon, expand the definition of travel writing and find, mentor, edit, publish and amplify the huge numbers of black and brown travelers. It was followed by an informal Q&A session. It was well attended and well received.

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