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Category: Society & Culture

Doing Our Work is a monthly series sponsored by the Greensboro Community City Working Group and Guilford Anti-Racism Alliance that brings in local experts to present and lead dialogue on concepts to help residents develop a firmer understanding of the roots and nature of racial inequity, and what we can do about it together.

April 5, 2018

Session #15 - Implicit, Unintentional Bias

June 6th, 2017 - Walking us through different brain tests, Dr. Claire Morse digs deeper into the subject of implicit and unintentional bias.

April 5, 2018

Session #14 - A History of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum

May 2nd, 2017 - GARA Member, Diane McFarland details the tumultuous history the International Civil Rights Center and Museum located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

April 5, 2018

Session #13 - Racial Disparities in Greensboro Housing

April 4th, 2017 - On the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., residents of Greensboro, North Carolina gather to listen to retired economics professor Larry Morse as he gives a brief history of the city's racial disparities in housing.

April 5, 2018

Session #12 - Race & Education in Guilford County

March 7th, 2017 - The Guilford Anti-Racism Alliance (GARA) series, Doing Our Work continues with scholar and activist, Gary Kenton giving a brief introduction on Race and Education in Guilford County, followed by an in-depth presentation by John Batchelor, author of Race and Education in North Carolina: From Segregation to Desegregation.

April 5, 2018

Session #11 - Whites’ Memories of School Integration in Greensboro

February 7th, 2017 - Author and Professor of Sociology, Kristen M. Lavelle comes back to Greensboro, North Carolina to discuss her book "Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights".

April 5, 2018

Session #10 - David Billings - One Person’s Anti-Racism Journey

January 24th, 2017 - Author David Billings discusses his book "Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy" and his very personal fifty year battle with racism.

April 5, 2018

Session #9 - Moving the Institutions We Are A Part of Towards Anti-Racism Work

December 6th, 2016 - The "Doing Our Work" Series continues in Greensboro, North Carolina as multiple presenters discuss the task of moving the institutions we are a part of towards anti-racism work.  Presenters include Audra Apt of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; Cindy Dillard of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro; John de Beer, a Former Rector in the Episcopal Church; Bob Williams, a professor at Guilford College; and Catherine Johnson of the Guilford County Family Justice Center.

April 5, 2018

Session #8 - What White People Gain from Doing Anti-Racism Work

October 4th, 2016 - The "Doing Our Work" series continues for it's second season with a presentation by Guilford Anti-Racism Alliance member Kari Thatcher on what white people gain from doing anti-racism work.  

April 5, 2018

Session #7 - Colorblind Racism

May 2nd, 2016 - Dr. Lisa McLeod, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina gives a presentation on colorblind racism and how and why it exists.

April 5, 2018

Session #6 - Race & The Judicial System

April 4th, 2016 -  Tye Hunter, a veteran Civil Rights attorney and former director of the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Inc. in Durham, North Carolina discusses how race has operated in our court systems throughout our history and how it continues to distort justice in the present.