Bridging the Racial Divide: An Evening of Conversation with Heather McGhee

Sponsored by the Dorothy Day Lecture Committee

The 7th Annual Dorothy Day Lecture, established by the Class of 1971, is proud to sponsor "Bridging the Racial Divide: An Evening of Conversation with Heather McGhee," moderated by Jeffrey Smith, Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer.

October 7, 2020  ::  6:00 p.m.
Open to all members of the Emmanuel community via Zoom

Heather McGheeA nationally recognized thinker and commentator, Heather McGhee describes clearly and passionately the perils of racism for all Americans. She moves beyond analysis to recommend solutions to inequality in America.

As an NBC News political analyst, Heather is an influential voice in the media and regularly appears on NBC’s Meet the Press, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Deadline White House, Real Time with Bill Maher, and All In.

Her upcoming book The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together (One World, February, 2021) explores the self-destructive bargain of racism, and the rising cost to all of us.

Heather holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She is the chair of the board of Color of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, and also serves on the board of trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Open Society Foundations US Advisory Board.

 

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