Facing Race 2010: Popularizing Racial Justice with Rinku Sen, Tim Wise, Van Jones, and Maria Teresa Kumar

by Latoya Peterson


Popularizing Racial Justice: Building Clarity, Unity and Strategy to Move us Forward.

Amidst a climate of racist populism, how do we popularize racial justice? How can we jumpstart the real race conversation and transformation needed? What are we learning and what do we still need to figure out? What analytical and strategic connections can move us forward together? Key leaders will weigh in on the discourse and direction we need. Moderator: Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago; Presenters: Van Jones, Center for American Progress, Maria Teresa Kumar, Votolatino, Rinku Sen, Applied Research Center, Tim Wise, anti-racist activist and writer.

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