How to be Less Stupid About Race
YWCA Northwestern Illinois
- Thursday, October 22, 2020
1:00pm — 2:00pm
Dr. Crystal Fleming will speak on anti-racism. She is a Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and Associate Faculty in the Department of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at SUNY Stony Brook. She is an author, public intellectual and expert on global racism and white supremacy. Her scholarship appears in journals such as The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Poetics, Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race and Mindfulness. Dr. Fleming has conducted research on racism and anti-racism in multiple national contexts and collaborated on empirical projects in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. Her latest book, How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy and the Racial Divide, is a critically acclaimed primer on systemic racism that combines memoir, critical race theory, social commentary and satire to debunk common misconceptions about race.
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