On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity hosted Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Anti-Blackness Professional Development Day for Faculty and Staff. The event featured a keynote lecture from Dr. kihana miraya ross, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University. The opening session was followed by facilitated discussion groups. Please click on the link below to access the recording of the opening session. Your Brown credentials will be required in order to view the video. Also, please review the resources below. Note that this list is meant to serve as a primer and is not exhaustive.

Opening Session Video: Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Anti-Blackness 

Resources for Ongoing Learning

Facilitated Discussion Slides

Where Do We Go From Here: Actions to Address Anti-Black Racism (Content provided by Dr. kihana miraya ross) 

Additional Resources on Anti-Black Racism and Active Allyship:

Additional information can also found on our resources page.