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June 25, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: https://wayne.edu/live | Map
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Join Wayne State University and community leaders for a series of candid conversations on race in America.

In its first week, Distinguished Professor of African American Studies Melba Boyd and Michigan Assistant Secretary of State and current WSU student Heaster Wheeler will discuss the murder of George Floyd and the nationwide protests that have followed.

Peter Hammer, law professor and director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, and Ollie Johnson, chair of WSU's Department of African American Studies, will moderate the conversation.

The online event will take place at noon on Thursday, June 25 at wayne.edu/live. Registration is recommended.

Wayne State University’s “George Floyd in America” series is presented by the Office of the ProvostCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Law SchoolDamon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

 

For more information about this event, please contact College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 313-327-1546 or clas@wayne.edu.