Events surrounding the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have re-ignited conversations about racism, inequality, and increasingly militaristic policing practices in black and brown communities across the US. This Teach-In strives to create a space for campus dialogue; provide social and historical context for these events and consider the impact of emerging and ongoing portrayals and responses.
- Stefano Bloch, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Urban Studies Program and Cogut Center for the Humanities
- Anthony Bogues, Director, Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice
- Marcia Chatelain, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University (Brown Ph.D. '08)
- Richard Locke, Director, Watson Institute for International Studies
- James Morone, Director, Taubman Center for Public Policy
- Tricia Rose, Director, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA)
Presented by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), in collaboration with the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, and the Watson Institute for International Studies.
Photos provided by Mike Cohea, Office of University Communications