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August 2020

GIRI Fall 2020: Race and Social Crisis

August 18 - November 17

Race and Social Crisis will explore inequalities in light of contemporary events, including—but not solely—the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing political resistance to anti-Black police violence. Through a series of virtual (remote) lectures, undergraduate and graduate students will engage with instructors and guest speakers in discussions surrounding the structural inequities that these issues have exposed in terms of the economy, the health care system, the carceral system, and more—with the goal of analyzing the effects of these disparities both in America and…

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September 2020

Duke Digital Health Week 2020

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Telehealth Transformed Across The Life Span -Learn about the transformation of telehealth amid COVID-19. -See how telehealth services are being transformed for patients, health systems, researchers and payers along with the critical impact on disparities in health care. -Explore barriers in telemedicine as providers adjust to an uptick in demand. Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards will be a moderator. Register here.    

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From Here to Equality Book Reading

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In From Here to Equality, William Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen confront our country's racial injustices head-on and make the most comprehensive case to date for economic reparations for U.S. descendants of slavery. William A. Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University. A. Kirsten Mullen is a writer, folklorist, museum consultant, and lecturer whose work focuses on race, art, history, and politics.

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October 2020

MIT Forum for Equity: The Case for Reparations

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Case for Reparations In this interactive forum, the MIT community spotlights the work of William Darity PhD ’78, author of From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century, published in April 2020 by UNC Press. Darity, the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, will discuss the research behind the book and its implications…

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Color of Education Virtual Summit 2020

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tickets include access to all four sessions of the Color of Education Summit! Meeting details and links to join the virtual sessions will be shared closer to the start of the event. Visit www.colorofeducation.org for more information. Dates and Themes Friday, October 9th, 4:00-5:30pm: Racial Wealth and Health Disparities+ Impact on Educational Equity and Opportunity (Dr. William Sandy Darity and Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards will be leading the discussion) Tuesday, October 13th, 4:00-6:00pm: The Impact of COVID-19 on Racial Equity in Education Tuesday,…

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