|VIRTUAL JFK JR. FORUM Reckoning with the Soul of a Nation|
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March 30, 2022
ZoomLink to be providedJoin the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at the Ash Center in the virtual JFK Jr. Forum for a discussion with Eddie S. Glaude Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Princeton University. Amber Payne, Co-Editor in Chief of the Emancipator, the Boston Globe, will moderate.
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Princeton UniversityOne of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr., is a passionate educator, author, political commentator, and public intellectual who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience. His writings, including “Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul”, “In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America”, and his most recent, the New York Times bestseller, “Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for our Own”, takes an exhaustive look at Black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States and the challenges we face as a democracy.
Moderator Amber Payne Co-Editor in Chief of the Emancipator, the Boston Globe. Amber Payne was a 2021 Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She formerly served as managing editor of BET.com, leading editorial and digital video strategy; executive producer of Teen Vogue and Them; and, in 2015, launched NBCBLK, a section of NBCNews.com dedicated to elevating the conversation around Black identity, social issues, and culture. Amber started her career at NBC Nightly News producing breaking news and feature stories.About the Reckoning with the Past, Rebuilding the Future SeriesThis forum is a part of the Reckoning with the Past, Rebuilding the Future speaker series co-hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at the Ash Center and the Institute of Politics (IOP). Featuring prominent scholars, advocates, and leaders in the field, this series critically examines the past year of promises of institutional antiracist change and how more truthful teaching of American history can lead to social transformation. Join us to answer the questions: What has been done? What is the real impact? What work should we be doing? How do we, as individuals, institutions, and policymakers leverage new awareness and commitments around racial equity in order to dismantle structural racism in the United States?Other upcoming discussions include:•Indigenous, Black and Communities of Color Fighting for Environmental Justice Monday, April 4 [In-person]•Reckoning with the Truth of Law and Civil Rights Wednesday, April 6 [In-person]Tune into recordings of previous events:
Reckoning with the Past, Rebuilding The Future
•Advancing Racial Justice in Philanthropy: Aspiration or Reality?
•How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans – and How We Can Fix It
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