Racial Justice

  • 2021 May 18

    Police Violence, Memory, and Mobilization in Brazil

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for a “What Justice Looks Like” discussion series event with members of Mães de Maio (Mothers of May), a collective of mothers whose children were killed by police in May 2006 in one of the largest police massacres in Brazilian history. Over the past 15 years, Mães de Maio has been a leading voice against police violence against Black and poor youth in Brazil, preserving the memory of victims, helping to mobilize mothers and families, and fighting for policy change. The...

    Read more about Police Violence, Memory, and Mobilization in Brazil
  • 2021 May 19

    The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    May 31, 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, when a violent white mob nearly destroyed the formerly thriving and prosperous African American community in the Greenwood district of Tulsa (also known as Black Wall Street). Over 300 African Americans were killed, and thousands were displaced. Hundreds of homes and businesses burned to the ground. In the decades since this occurred, the massacre was covered up, local officials obstructed the redevelopment of Greenwood, and the local chapter of the KKK became one of the largest in the U.S.

    Join the Carr...

    Read more about The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    Registration: