2019 Sep 25

The Politics of Difference: Race, Technology, and Inclusion

6:00pm to 7:00pm


This panel brings together Professor Ruha Benjamin, Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ms. Latoya Peterson and moderator Joan Donovan for a discussion on race, technology, media, and policy to converse on a range of topics from the recent public upheavals over facial recognition technology, increasing integration into police and state surveillance tools, and the manipulation of social media to gain a political advantage.

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2019 Sep 24

Caste Matters

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Suraj Yengde in conversation with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, HKS; Suzanne Young Murray Professor, Radcliffe.

Suraj Yengde is an award-winning scholar and activist from India. Suraj is the author of the bestselling book Caste Matters, and a postdoctoral fellow for the Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability Initiative at the Shorenstein Center. Suraj is India’s first Dalit Ph.D. holder from an African university (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg) in...

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2019 Oct 04

White Fragility

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for a talk with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. This talk will provide an overview of the socialization that inculcates white fragility and provide the perspectives and skills needed for white people to build their racial stamina and develop more equitable and just racial norms and practices. This event is for the HKS community, RSVP is required and space is limited.

This event is cosponsored by the Initiative for Institutional Anti...

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2019 Oct 16

2019 Truth and Transformation Conference

(All day)


Harvard Kennedy School

On October 16, 2019 The Institutional Anti-racism and Accountability (IARA) Project hosted the inaugural Truth and Transformation convening. Our intent was to use the October convening to explore and examine how understanding and engaging with institutional history impacts organizations when forging a path forward for equity. Please read more below for a recap of the convening and text, video, and audio excerpts....

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