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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.
Dr. Larry Davis and Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg spoke at an event called “Will Race Always Matter?” on Tuesday.

‘Why are they angry with us?’: Larry Davis talks systemic racism

By Alice Tang, For The Pitt News September 28, 2020
Davis — the founding director of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, as well as dean emeritus of the School of Social Work — talked about his book and issues surrounding race at the “Will Race Always Matter?” lecture Tuesday evening. The event was hosted by the CRSP, Thornburgh Forum, the University Honors College, the Institute of Politics and the School of Social Work.
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