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Daina Ramey Berry

A Black Woman's History of the United States

February 18, 2020

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Daina Ramey Berry, Ph.D., Univeristy of Texas Austin. A Black Woman's History of the United States. View Video of Lecture > >


Tanya Hernandez, JD., Fordham University. Multiracial in the Workplace: A New Kind of Discrimination?  View Video of Lecture > >


Mary Pattillo, Ph.D., Northwestern University. The End of Black Metropolis?  View Video of Lecture > >


Joe Feagin, Ph.D., Texas A&M University. Obama’s Campaigns and Presidency: No Post-Racial America. View Video of Lecture > >


Robert Hill, Ph.D., Morgan State University. The Intractable Career of James Crow III. View Video of Lecture > >

Hazel Rose Markus, Ph.D., Paula M. L. Moya, Ph.D., Stanford University. 8 Conversations About Race and Ethnicity and Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century. View Video of Lecture > >

Kathryn Edin, Ph.D., Harvard University, Kennedy School and Department of Sociology. How the Urban Poor Navigate Social Space: Lessons from Chicago's Gautreaux Mobility ProgramView Video of Lecture > >

Abby L. Ferber, Ph.D., Univesity of Colorado in Colorado Springs. There is More to me than White': Moving from Whiteness Studies to Privilege Studies. View Video of Lecture > >

Alejandro de la Fuente, Ph.D., Harvard University. Debates on Race and History in Contemporary Cuba. View Video of Lecture > >

Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Columnizing in a Post-Racial World. View Video of Lecture > >

John Dovidio, Ph.D., Yale University. The Subtlety of Contemporary Racism: Implications for Intergroup Perceptions, Policies, and Prospects. View Video of Lecture > >


Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. Unfinished Business: Impact of Race and Mentoring Relationships in Corporate America. View Video of Lecture > >

Frank Dobbin Ph.D., Harvard University. Effectiveness of Corporate Diversity Programs. View Video of Lecture > >

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Ph.D., Duke University. Racism, Discrimination, Colorblindness, and Race Matters in Obamerica. View Video of Lecture > >


Shaun L. Gabbidon, Ph.D., Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs. Shopping Under Suspicion: Consumer Racial Profiling and Perceived Victimization. View Video of Lecture > >

Sala Udin, Ph.D., Coro Center for Civic Leadership in Pittsburgh. Challenges of Race, Poverty and Sprawl. View Video of Lecture > >


Esther L. Bush, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The State of Black Pittsburgh. View Video of Lecture > >

Doris Carson Williams, African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania. The Problem When Race Matters. View Video of Lecture > >


Joe Feagin, Ph.D., Texas A&M University Department of Sociology. The Coming White Minority. View Video of Lecture > >

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