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2022 Oct 20

2022 Truth and Transformation Conference

6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual event

Please save the date for the annual Truth and Transformation Conference is convened by Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

During this free, virtual conference, we invite you to join fellow advocates, organizers, scholars, students, and community members in engaging, challenging, and thoughtful conversations centered around this year's theme “Looking Back, Paying It Forward: Truth and Transformation through Historical Accountability.” 

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2022 Sep 29

The Crisis of Racial Justice in a Faltering Democracy

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr. Forum, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA -- Registration Required

On September 29, 2022, join the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project in the JFK Jr. Forum for a discussion featuring Maya Wiley, president of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and former counsel to the mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. The conversation will be moderated by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project and Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. We will hear from President Wiley about her vision for leading the nation through a...

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IARA and Academic Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad In the News

Acknowledging and Reckoning with History

Acknowledging and Reckoning with History

June 16, 2022

Historical reckoning, truth-telling, and new traditions of memorialization acknowledging the legacy of slavery are all critical to moving towards restorative and reparative change says Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad. 

From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

December 8, 2021

LaChaun Banks, Ash Center Director for Equity and Inclusion, sat down with Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project, housed at the Ash Center, to discuss leading organizations to antiracist change and accountability.

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