Black History Month

2021 Jul 07

Book Group: Esau McCaulley's Reading While Black

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Jul 28 2021 .
5:00pm to 6:00pm

5:00pm to 6:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm
5:00pm to 6:00pm

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The Harvard Christian Alumni Society is hosting a weekly summer book group to discuss Esau McCaulley's "Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope." Alumni from all backgrounds are welcome to join. Please register for this event below and you will receive a Zoom link.

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2021 Jul 09

Association of Black Faculty, Administrators and Fellows First Friday Event

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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ABFAF First Friday Event - July 2021

ABFAF invites Harvard's Black faculty, administrators and fellows to a First Friday meeting. The conversation features Dr. Oneeka Williams, a Harvard Medical School Graduate who ranks among The Top Urologic Surgeons in the United States. Her talk will explore themes including excelling with no limits, emotional and physcial wellness, and writing children’s books.

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2021 Jun 29

Addressing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism in 21st Century STEMM

(All day)

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Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) for a 2-day national summit Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in 21st Century STEMM Organizations. The summit will discuss policies, strategies, and practices for confronting systemic racism, identify ways to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEMM settings, and recognize the effect of systemic racism on the careers of individuals. 

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2021 Jun 18

Race in American: Black Economic Mobility

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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From the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the past year has reignited questions about the impact of the racial wealth gap on Black communities. Join Washington Post Live for conversations about why these inequities have persisted for so long, public policies to promote economic mobility, and the role of the private sector among other issues. In a sponsor segment presented by McKinsey’s Institute for Black Economic Mobility, Shelley Stewart will present the findings of a new report on the economic state of Black America...

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2021 Jun 18

On Juneteenth—A Discussion with Annette Gordon-Reed

2:00pm

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The American Philosophical Society hosts a virtual discussion with Annette Gordon-Reed, Carl M. Loeb University Professor and member of the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, about her new book, On Juneteenth (Liveright, 2021). A commemoration of Juneteenth and the fraught legacies of slavery that still persist, the book is a stark reminder that the fight for equality is ongoing.

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