The National Dialogue on Race Day happening later today at Tufts University Center for the Study of Race and Democracy hosted by Prof. Peniel Joseph will focus on three broad themes and questions. In anticipation of the event, we’ve selected a few previous posts from the six years of blogging here that touch on these topics.
50 Years after the March On Washington for Jobs and Freedom: How Far Have we Progressed as a Nation in Achieving Dr. King’s Dream of Multicultural and Multiracial Democracy?
- Black Unemployment in the U.S.: So Bad, the UN is Investigating Jessie Daniels (April 28, 2010)
- The Moral Issue Remains Charles Gallagher (June 14, 2013)
- Increasing Racial Gaps in Wealth and Income Joe Feagin (July 31, 2012)
- Labor Day: Considering the Legacy of Stolen Labor Jessie Daniels (September 2, 2013)
Trayvon Martin, Mass Incarceration, and the public school to prison crisis
- “Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me”: A Watershed Moment for the U.S. Joe Feagin (July 21, 2013)
- Justice for Trayvon: Action You Can Take, Showing Up for Racial Justice, SURJ (July 25, 2013)
- The Failure of Education: Reproduction of Racism & Black Males, Dr. Terence Fitzgerald (August 27, 2012)
- Research on Racial Diversity and the University of Texas Case, Joe Feagin (August 15, 2012)
- A Black Boy is Dead, Tommy Curry (July 7, 2013)
Race and Democracy in the 21st Century: What does racial integration, justice, and equality mean in contemporary America and how can we shape and impact this dialogue in our respective communities, nationally and globally?
- Faking Democracy: More Evidence of Racist Barriers in U.S. Voting Joe Feagin (August 7, 2010)
- Prom Night in the Deep South Earl Smith (May 11, 2013)
- Police Brutality in the South Several authors (April 4, 2013)
- Democracy, Class, and Change Robert Jensen (June 7, 2013)
- White Men as the Major “Social Problem” for US Present and Future Joe Feagin (December 17, 2012)
Read up and join the conversation! You can participate lots of ways, by commenting here, by watching the livestream from Tufts (beginning at 7pm ET) or through Twitter at the hashtag #NDRD.