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Eddie Glaude Jr. was the keynote speaker at a Wednesday event held by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems in partnership with the African American Strategic Partnership.

‘Tell the truth’: Eddie Glaude speaks on racism at CRSP event

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer June 2, 2021
Eddie Glaude Jr., professor and chair of Princeton University’s African American studies department, was the keynote speaker at a Wednesday event held by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems in partnership with the African American Strategic Partnership.
‘He gave so much to all of us’: Remembering Larry Davis, dean emeritus of the School of Social Work

‘He gave so much to all of us’: Remembering Larry Davis, dean emeritus of the School of Social Work

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Larry Davis, the dean emeritus of the School of Social Work, passed away on March 30 at 74. A renowned scholar on race in America, Davis joined Pitt as the school’s dean in 2001 and founded the Center on Race and Social Problems shortly after in 2002.
David Harris led a presentation on the system of aggression created by “warrior policing.

Law professor examines relationship between police training, brutality

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor June 10, 2020
The University’s Center on Race and Social Problems presented “Race, Police, and Unarmed Civilian Deaths: What Can Be Done?” on Wednesday afternoon.
Since 2001, Larry E. Davis has helped the university’s School of Social Work to be among the top 10 in the nation. (Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh)

Social work dean steps down

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor October 26, 2017

Pitt’s dean of the School of Social Work Larry E. Davis will step down at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year. Davis is the third University dean this year to announce he will step down in the...

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