Staying Strong In A Time Of Backlash ~ How To Challenge The Attack On Racial Equity And Justice-Kathryn Mohrman Theatre, Armstrong Hall
Tim Wise will address the growing backlash against racial equity initiatives in schools and workplaces. Mr. Wise will provide suggestions on how we can respond to those attacks and the pitfalls we should avoid.
10:15 AM - 11:30 AMSat
In this presentation, Tim Wise will address the growing backlash against racial equity initiatives in schools and workplaces — from school curriculum and so-called Critical Race Theory to diversity and inclusion efforts among employees — and place it in historical context. Why is this backlash happening now? What does it mean for the future of the racial justice movement? And how should we respond to these attacks? What should teachers and school administrators do? How about parents and community members? And what are some of the pitfalls we should avoid as we seek to repel the assault on racial equity?