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From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

December 2, 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.


Upcoming Events

2021 Dec 03

Indonesian Language Class - Every Friday

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 10 2021 except Fri Nov 26 2021.
2:00pm to 5:00pm


Virtual sessions, registration required for Zoom access

Harvard community members and other Boston-area students and scholars are invited to join us during the fall semester every Friday for a free, online Indonesian language class, starting September 10th:

  • 2-3:20 PM for intermediate students
  • 3:40-5 PM for beginner students

Course Description

This class is not for credit and open to all Harvard students, faculty, fellows, and staff members as well as other Boston-area students and scholars. The lessons will be conducted...

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2021 Dec 08

The State of Redistricting and the 2022 Elections

4:00pm to 5:00pm


Virtual event, registration required

We are in the midst of one of the most rancorous redistricting sessions in our country’s history. Partisan officials – mostly but not only in conservative legislatures – are using the drawing of new congressional, state and local election districts to amass disproportionate power for themselves. How successfully can this be resisted? Meanwhile, the many independent/nonpartisan commissions established in states in recent years were meant to help avoid this problem. Are they working to do...

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2021 Dec 10

Deconstructing Race

12:00pm to 1:30pm


Virtual event, registration required

Professor Hakeem Jefferson will discuss his forthcoming paper, "Deconstructing Race," which takes seriously the idea that race is socially constructed by endeavoring to deconstruct it. In particular, this work focuses on deconstructing the category “Black”—a racial category that has been uniquely and stringently defined throughout American history. Using an innovative conjoint experimental design, the authors surveyed a diverse sample of Americans to examine several sociopolitical antecedents of Blackness and ask: how flexible is the category “Black” in American society...

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