Showing Up Whole in Racial Justice: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum and Community Leaders

Free
Thu Oct 17, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30 PM (EDT)
Northampton Center for the Arts - The Flex, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA  

Recognized nationally and internationally as an expert on race relations, Dr. Tatum remains approachable and believes every conversation about race and every question posed about racial justice moves us forward in the ongoing struggle to dismantle racism.

Showing Up Whole in Racial Justice: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum and Community Leaders

A Conversation and Panel with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum and Community Leaders

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, and author of the bestselling book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria and Other Conversations About Race. In 2014, Dr. Tatum received the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor present by the American Psychological Association.

Panelists: Mehlaqa Samdani, Executive Director of Critical Connections; Rose Sackey-Milligan, Former Senior Program Officer, Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities and Contemplative Educator for Social Action; Natalia Munoz, Multimedia Journalist and Communications Consultant; Lindsey Peterson, Organizer, Queer Faith, singer/songwriter, activist.

Class Description

Recognized nationally and internationally as an expert on race relations, Dr. Tatum remains approachable and believes every conversation about race and every question posed about racial justice moves us forward in the ongoing struggle to dismantle racism—considered America’s original sin. In this far-reaching conversation with Dr. Tatum—moderated by Rev. Andrea Ayvazian—a panel of community leaders will pose questions to Dr. Tatum and also respond to questions from the audience. Following introductory comments from Dr. Tatum and our panel of community leaders, we will open the floor to the gathered group to ask Dr. Tatum and our panelists questions and reflect with them on next steps in the struggle for racial justice. We anticipate that the exchange will be informal, open-ended, and honest. Bring questions, come ready to share, and be moved by Dr. Tatum, an extraordinary leader in the field of racial justice, and inspired by local community leaders who will share insights, lessons learned, and how we forge the path ahead. All welcome.

(Copies of Dr. Tatum’s book, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria and Other Conversations About Race, will be available for purchase at the close of the event.)

Donations are always welcome and appreciated!

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Northampton Center for the Arts - The Flex, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA