Live Discussion with Ibram Kendi
Date: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
Join us live for a free, virtual discussion with New York Times bestselling author,
Ibram X. Kendi. Professor Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities
at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research.
He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. Kendi is
the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
at Harvard University.
He is the author of many books including "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive
History of Racist Ideas in America," which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction,
and three No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, "How to Be an Antiracist;" "Stamped: Racism,
Antiracism, and You," co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and "Antiracist Baby," illustrated
by Ashley Lukashevsky.
The event is sponsored by the University of South Carolina Office of Diversity, Equity
and Inclusion; the College of Social Work; and the I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for
Peace and Social Justice.
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of Psychology and Neuroscience
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Presenter: Llewellyn J. Cornelius, Ph.D., LCSW, Donald L. Hollowell Distinguished Professor of
Social Justice and Civil Rights Studies and the Director of the Center for Social
Justice, Human and Civil Rights at the University of Georgia
Title: Why is the south the epicenter of the new HIV/AIDS epidemic? The role of barriers
to health insurance in disparities to HIV care
Presenter: Patrick J. Patterson, MSW, MPH, President, Global Partners for Fathers and Families
Title: 5 habits of good fathers that build strong families
Presenter: The Honorable Anton Gunn, MSW, Chief Diversity Office of the Medical University of
South Carolina (MUSC) Health Center
Title: From public enemy to public good: An open discussion on social justice, activism,
health disparities and leadership in the area of healthcare reform
Presenter: Henrie M. Treadwell, Ph.D., Founding Director, Community Voices, Morehouse School
Title: Passing the torch: Civil rights agenda for the 21st century
Presenter: Robert Hawkins, MPA, Ph.D., New York University
Title: Poverty, rights, and everyday wrongs: Why social policy does not mean social justice
Presenter: U. S. Federal Judge Matthew James Perry, Jr.
Title: Civil Rights in South Carolina
Presenter: Congressman James E. Clyburn
Title: Rev. Newman and Civil Rights in South Carolina