Darlene McDonald is a Senior Product Support Engineer at Oracle, author, social activist, and keyboard warrior. She has a B.S degree in Business Information Technology Management from Western Governors University. Darlene also maintains and runs The Black Library, an online repository dedicated to literature written by African American and Black writers. Since 2017, Darlene has served on the American Friends Service Committee Governance Corporation and is also on the Friends Relations Committee. Darlene is the Chair of the Utah Black Roundtable. Currently, she is 2nd Vice Chair of the Utah Democratic Black Caucus. Darlene also serves as the Outreach Director for the Women’s Democratic Club, 2nd Vice-Chair of the Utah Women of Color Council and serves on the board of the CD4 Coalition. Additionally, Darlene is working with Afro American Genealogical Historical Society for the Utah Memorial in collaboration with The National Memorial for Peace in Montgomery, Alabama to place memorials for the victims lynching in Utah.