Understanding the Origins of Racial Inequity
“Hidden History: Understanding the Origins of Racial Inequity”
The Struggle for Civil Rights and Beyond: 1900s to present
WHAT: The third panel in the series “Hidden History: Understanding the Origins of Racial Inequity” will spotlight the fight by Black professionals for recognition in Grand Rapids, Michigan; the Tulsa Race Massacre; and the militarization of police departments and their infiltration by white supremacist and militia groups.
WHO: Featured panelists are:
- Randal Jelks, PhD, professor, University of Kansas
- Tim Madigan, author and journalist
- Tom Mockaitis, PhD, professor, DePaul University
- Moderated by Brian Conybeare, news anchor, ABC57
WHEN: Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 7 p.m.
WHERE: The free event will take place online via Zoom webinar. Registration is required. Learn more and register here.
WHY: To recognize the importance of understanding the shared history of the United States and the legacy of slavery on today’s laws, policies and practices
HOW: This series is made possible through a collaborative effort between Spectrum Health Lakeland, Lake Michigan College, and the City of St. Joseph, Michigan.