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Virtual Voices: How Did We Get Here?
January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Explore how our history created today’s racial systems. Join us as we discuss the complex history of race and racism in America. We’ll explore how our history created and shaped the racial systems we live in today, why it’s important to understand and how it’s shaped our current reality. Our esteemed speakers will discuss the history of whiteness as a racial construct and more.
Meet the Speakers:
- Monica Williams, Executive Producer of The Equity Project, Moderator
- Dr. Michael Benitez, Vice President for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at MSU Denver
- Dr. Devon Wright, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at MSU of Denver