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‘Allow us the space to be Black’: Diversity forum talks anti-racism with Ibram Kendi

Ibram Kendi, author of the 2019 book “How to Be an Antiracist,” discusses anti-racism during a Wednesday event as part of the Diversity Forum series.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

July 29, 2020

According to Ibram Kendi, one of the most important elements of the fight for anti-racist policy is intersectionality, the understanding of how interdependent identities such as race, gender and sexual orientation create overlapping and unique systems of discrimination and privilege.

‘The time is now’: Faculty and students discuss race, community at Juneteenth panel

Dana Thompson Dorsey and Sherdina Harper moderated the Juneteenth panel featuring Pitt students, staff and alumni.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

June 21, 2020

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Equipoise hosted Friday afternoon’s "Juneteenth: A Prelude to True Social Justice and Equity at Pitt" panel.

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