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Race/Racial Equity

Jennifer McClellan
Race, Equity, and Policymaking
10/14/2020 - 5:00pm

Virginia Sen. Jennifer McClellan ’97 will offer a glimpse into the real-world and challenging task of policymaking to address racial inequities.

McClellan, who has served in the Virginia General Assembly since 2006, is a Democratic gubernatorial candidate for the 2021 election. If elected, she will be the first woman to serve as governor of Virginia, and the first Black female governor in the nation. 

Juneteenth 2020: Celebrate Freedom Day
06/19/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Free and Open to the Public

Join the UVA Black Faculty and Staff Employee Resource Group and the UVA Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to celebrate Freedom Day, Juneteenth!

This virtual presentation and Q&A session on "Juneteenth and Its Historical Significance in George Floyd's America" will be led by Prof. Ervin L. Jordan, Jr.

Registration is required.

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Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: Strategies to Eradicate Anti-black Police Violence
06/25/2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

#UConnDPP will be hosting an online panel and discussion with colleagues at the University of Cincinnati on Thursday, July 25th from 5pm - 7pm.

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BSA x ASU: Unity for the Minority
03/03/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Multicultural Student Center (Newcomb Hall 2nd Floor, Former Game Room)

Why does it feel like the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) and Black community never talk? Join ASU and BSA's open joint gen-bod to learn more about our racialized experiences and identities, how they are intertwined, and how they came come together.

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4th Annual MLK Gospel Explosion: John P. Kee and New Life Community Choir's I Made it Out Tour
01/25/2020 - 6:00pm
Old Cabell Hall

Throughout the 44-year history of the Office of African-American Affairs (OAAA), Black gospel music has been a consistent form of celebration within the Black experience at the University. For the last few years, in partnership with many units across the University, the OAAA has hosted a Black Gospel Explosion during the University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. This year, in collaboration with the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the University Library System, OAAA is bringing John P.

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"Harriet" Movie Screening
01/24/2020 - 7:00pm
Newcomb Hall Theatre

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. The movie will be shown on both Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25 from 7-9 PM. The movie showing is free and open to all UVA community and the public.

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VCU Symposium - Race in Academia
09/24/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
W.E. Singleton Center, 922 Park Ave., 23219

The UVA community is invited to join our colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond for a special symposium featuring four Virginia college presidents on the topic of "Race in Academia".

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Film Screening - A Different Side (Cville Alliance for Black Male Achievement)
09/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center

You are invited to join the Charlottesville Alliance for Black Male Achievement and Light House Studio as we premiere our second documentary "A Different Side...".

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