Who is Antoinette Ellis-WIlliams?

Dr. Antoinette Ellis- Williams is a scholar, minister, mother, wife, activist, poet and artist.  Antoinette Ellis-Williams is a  professor of Women's and Gender Studies at New Jersey City University.

Dr. Ellis-Williams applies her research of topics such as urban politics, health care, social justice and race her daily life.  She works daily to enrich and empower the people of her community and the world.  Read more

Upcoming Events
Book Alert: Black Gardenias: A Collection of Poems, Stories, & Sayings From a Woman's Heart

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams'  debut publication "Black Gardenias” is a collection of poetry, short stories and sayings dedicated to women from many different areas of life and their struggles against and triumphant over various forms of oppression, including but not limited to sexism, racism and classism. Through Dr. Ellis-Williams' use of intense emotion, language and imagery her work is relatable to a wide audience; men and women, old and young.

During this time of confinement and social distancing as a result of COVID-19, Zonta Club of Essex is partnering with Women@NJPAC to host a three-part...

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice Board Member, dedicates 'Five' to Ryan Haygood and his team on his 5th Annivers...

CORRECTION for OPENING 3/8 4:30 pm

There is a $15 fee.

Go online register https://www.aboveartstudios.com/product/who-is-she-exhibition.  Use code SHE f...

Curated by Atim Annette Oton

Image above by Nanette Reynolds Beachner

Resistant Women: Art, Empowerment and Activism speaks to diverse and divergent way...

 Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams will participate in a panel with Ben Jones, Lawrence Hammtand Junius Williams on Saturday, January 22, 2020.  Come out...

 The West Orange Public Library presents a Black History Month Exhibit: From This Fertile Soil: Ancestors and Icons.  

Antoinette Ellis-Willi...

Thrilled to be part of this upcoming exhibition. Curated by Mansa K. Mussa

“The first recorded group of enslaved Africans arrived in North America in...

Scarf Diaries written and produced by Antoinette Ellis-Williams is a one-woman play consisting of multi-ethnic intergenerational vignettes/monologues...