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We Need To Talk: Conversations About Racism For A More Resilient Las Vegas Online

This virtual educational series will feature university and community experts discussing issues on race and seeking solutions for a more inclusive society.

This introductory panel will define concepts of institutional racism, systemic racism and white supremacy within a historical context, and examine and provide case studies drawn from the history of the Black community in Las Vegas.

Guest panelists:

  • A.B. Wilkinson, Associate Professor of History, UNLV
  • Brenda Williams, President & Founder, Westside School Alumni Foundation
  • Kevin Wright, Assistant Director for Student Diversity, UNLV

Host: Claytee White, Director, UNLV Oral History Research Center

Sponsored by UNLV University Libraries and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. Livestreaming provided by UNLV TV. 

Additional funding for the series is provided by UNLV Libraries Advisory Board Members Sara Mason and Geri Tomich. 

View the livestream at https://www.library.unlv.edu/weneedtotalk.

Date:
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Categories:
  Library Event  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://www.library.unlv.edu/weneedtotalk