Events

Are Reparations Owed to People of African Descent?


Image: Discussion with author of The Weeping Time
Discussion with author of The Weeping Time
Remembering the Victims of Slave Auctions

Join us in a discussion with author of The Weeping Time, Dr. Anne C. Bailey, and moderator, Andrew Davenport

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:00pm in the Swanson Case Room (Central Library)

Event will be livestreamed on Facebook Live. For more information: jmrl.org/calendar or 434.979.7151

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2022 Speaker Series: Save the Dates

The Harriet Tubman Center welcomes our 2nd annual speaker series on the following dates:

  • March 31 at 6pm
  • April 6 at 6pm
  • April 20 at 6pm 

Rethinking the Future: Lessons from the Covid Era

Featuring:

  • Dr. Wunmi Sadik
    Distinguished Chemist speaking on "Developing the next STEM leaders of the 21st Century"
    Thursday, March 31, 2022
    6:00 PM -  7:00 PM. RSVP 
  • Dr. Leslie Alexander 
    Eminent historian speaking on "Lessons from the Past and Present: Policing in the Age of Covid"
    Wednesday, April 6, 2022
    6:00 PM -  7:30 PM. RSVP 
  • Henry Obispo 
    BU alumnus speaking on "Building Anew: Constructing The Future Paradigms of Race and Food"
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    6:00 PM -  7:30 PM. RSVP 

Co-sponsors

  • Office of the President
  • I-GMAP
  • Kaschak Institute
  • Watson College
  • Department of Asian and Asian American Studies
  • Campus Citizen Review Board
  • History Department
  • Office of Alumni Engagement
  • Multicultural Resource Center
  • Decker College
  • Student Affairs
  • Binghamton University Libraries 

2021 Speaker Series 

The 3 Rs: The Road to Reparations and Reconciliation

April 8, 2021   

Since the summer of 2019, the United States has been in the midst of a national conversation about race and ethnicity.  From both local and global perspectives, Dr. Mary Frances Berry and Dr. Hilary Robertson Hickling will present on the theme above.  These conversations are part of Binghamton University's ongoing commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation initiative sponsored by the Harriet Tubman Center for Freedom and Equity.

April 8, 2021 via Zoom

April 14, 2021 via Zoom

  • Dr. Calvin Mackie
    Managing Partner, Channel ZerO Group, LLC
    Chair, Louisiana Council on the Social Status of Black Boys and Men
    Former Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University
    Read more about Dr. Calvin Mackie

Co-sponsors

  • President's Office
  • Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Provost's Office
  • University Libraries
  • Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Convocations Committee
  • Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
  • Binghamton University Alumni Association
  • Department of Sociology
  • Multicultural Resource Center
  • Department of History
  • Department of Asian and Asian American Studies