During the spring semester, in-person concerts, events and lectures that involve outside guests will not be held, per the university’s COVID-19 travel and visitor policy.
This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.
The contact information may no longer be valid.
Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.
Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pmVirtual Event
As we commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., join us in a conversation with Ijeoma Oluo as we explore racism in the U.S. and consider how to engage in productive anti-racist action. The conversation will be led by Edward Baptist, professor of history. Q&A to follow.
Click here to register.
Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller. Her work on social issues such as race and gender has been published in The Guardian, The Stranger, Washington Post, ELLE magazine, NBC News and more. Her NYT bestselling first book, So You Want to Talk About Race, was released January 2018 with Seal Press. Her most recent book, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America, was released in 2020.
Open to all members of Cornell and the surrounding community. This event will be live-captioned and recorded. Learn more at https://scl.cornell.edu/MLKLecture.
SPONSORS: Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making (OSMM) and Cornell United Religious Work (CURW), Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives (OADI), Black Students United (BSU), Greater Ithaca Activity Center (GIAC), Gender Justice Advocacy Coalition (GJAC), CU Tonight, Tompkins County Public Library