Summer Series on Social Justice to be Hosted by N.C. A&T

By Tonya Dixon / 06/18/2020 Student Affairs

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (June 19, 2020) – As the nation responds and copes with recent tragedies and incidences of police brutality, a spotlight is being shined on systemic racism, oppression and glaring, disproportionate inequalities that have persisted for hundreds of years toward Black Americans.

The Division of Student Affairs at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will host a virtual summer series on social justice, beginning Tuesday, June 23, at 6 p.m., to help students cope with the internal and external grief they may be experiencing and provide steps to move forward and evoke change in the world.

The three-part series will include conversations with several prominent thought leaders for social justice and champions of change. Each conversation is listed below, with required registration details.

  • Aggies Heal – June 23, 6 p.m., register at https://rb.gy/qksvc7
    • Special guest: Darnell Moore, author of “No Ashes in the Fire,” and director of Inclusion Strategy for Content & Marketing at Netflix
    • Moderator: Dasan Ahanu, educator and activist
  • Aggies Organize – July 14, 6 p.m., register at https://rb.gy/juhfv9
    • Special guests: Tamika Mallory, social justice leader, advocate and activist, and Tiffany Loftin, director of the NAACP Youth & College Division
    • Moderator: Vashti Hinton-Smith, Triad College Outreach Coordinator, Common Cause
  • Aggies Execute – July 28, 6 p.m., register at https://rb.gy/wrckjb
    • Special guest: Bomani Jones, host of “The Right Time with Bomani Jones” podcast on ESPN radio and iTunes.
    • Moderator: Gregory C. Hairston, associate athletic director of Marketing & Corporate Relations at N.C. A&T

 Separate registration for each Zoom webinar is required to participate.

Media Contact Information: tddixon1@ncat.edu

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