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15Episodes
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 #5 - Race & Law Enforcement

March 7th, 2016 - Lewis Pitts, a Greensboro resident with 43 years of experience as a civil rights lawyer, provides an overview of the role of law enforcement to maintain White Supremacy from Slavery to the New Jim Crow right up to today’s police killings. Using examples from Greensboro, the importance of building resistance through a popular united front centered on the simple imperative of Truth Telling. 

April 5, 2018

Session #4 - Race & Education

February 1st, 2016 - In this fourth edition of the Doing Our Work series, Dr. Misti William, Julie Burke and Wanda Hunter discuss the effects of systematic racism in North Carolina's educational systems.

April 5, 2018

Session #3 - Race & Wealth

December 7th, 2015 - In the third session of the Doing Our Work Series, Professors Larry Morse and Bob Williams discuss the history of race and wealth in America, the growing income inequality, and how wealth is systemically designed to benefit a certain class of people.

 
April 5, 2018

Session #2 - Implicit Bias

November 2nd, 2015 - Dr. Claire Morse of the Guilford Anti-Racism Alliance, leads a discussion on implicit bias, what it is and how we can identify it when it comes to race. The "Doing Our Work" monthly series brings together local experts to present and lead dialogue on concepts to help develop a firmer understanding of roots and nature of racial inequity, and what we can do about it together.

April 5, 2018

Session #1 - Origins of the Concept of Race

October 5th, 2015 - Bay Love, Director of Development for the Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, leads a discussion on where the concept of "race" originated.  The "Doing Our Work" monthly series brings together local experts to present and lead dialogue on concepts to help develop a firmer understanding of roots and nature of racial inequity, and what we can do about it together.