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October 2020

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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The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern-Day Racial Wealth Gap

October 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for a film screening and panel discussion of    The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern-Day Racial Wealth Gap The Color Tax tells the story of how a system of predatory home contract sales during the 1950s and 60s plundered enormous sums of wealth from the pockets of black families seeking the American dream of homeownership. In a compelling narrative format, The Color Tax documents who peddled the contracts, how and why they were allowed to do it, and what…

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Economics Webinar: “From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century,” with William A. Darity Jr.

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

William A. “Sandy” Darity Jr., co-author of From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century, will be featured in this concluding webinar in the fall 2020 series from UNC Asheville’s Department of Economics. This online event takes place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, and is free and open to all. Pre-registration is required at this link. Darity is the Samuel DuBois Cook Distinguished Professor of Public Policy at Duke University and has been interviewed and recently quoted in…

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Penn-Wharton Conference on Race and Economics

October 16 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

  You're invited to attend the Penn-Wharton virtual conference on Race and Economics on Friday, October 16th, in honor of the upcoming 100th anniversary of Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander’s receipt of her PhD in economics from the Penn Economics Department. The goal of the conference is two-fold: to promote current academic research by Black economists with an emphasis on topics of race in the United States, and to host panel discussions on racial inclusion in the profession and questions about how economics studies…

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Color of Education: Policing and Schools

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  Cook Center Postdoctoral Associate, Dr. Paul Robbins will be moderating this discussion. Register here.

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