Denise Oliver-Velez is currently an adjunct Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at SUNY New Paltz, and is a Contributing Editor for the progressive political blog Daily Kos. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, she currently lives in New York's Hudson Valley on a small farm with her husband, dogs, cats and roosters; growing garlic and roses, and spending time with her hobby of African-American genealogical research, when she isn't teaching or blogging or registering voters.
She has been a political activist and community organizer, was in the Civil Rights movement, women's movement, and AIDS activism movement, and was a member of both the Young Lords Party and the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She worked in community media and public broadcasting for many years, and was a co-founder and program director of Pacifica's first minority-controlled radio station, WPFW-FM, in Washington DC. She was the executive director of the Black Filmmaker Foundation. She has published ethnographic research as part of several HIV/AIDS intervention projects and is working on a book on the women of the Young Lords Party with co-author Iris Morales.
Plain colors are 100% preshrunk cotton, Heather Grey is 90% Cotton/10% Polyester, Charcoal Heather is 50% Cotton/50% Polyester
Fabric Weight: 5.3oz /180gsm (heavyweight)
Classic, generous, boxy fit
Double-needle hems and neck band for durability
by Alexander on Oct 1, 2018
Tee is good quality and print is excellent at a good price
Cool shirt graphics but not a big fan of the T-shirt
by Robert on Sep 22, 2018
I love the art graphics on the tees but not a fan of the classic t shirt fabric - much prefer the tri blend t shirts