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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

History of Systemic Racism in the US

History of Systemic Racism in the US

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

2:15 pm ET/ 1:15 pm CT/ 11:15 am PT


Many current news stories discussing race mention the existence of racist systems. This may leave people wondering how a system which lacks emotions can be racist. This webinar will educate people about the history of racist systems in the US dating back to 1607 and their continued existence today.

In this free, 60 minute webinar where we will discuss:

  • The foundations of systemic racism
  • The dominant white racial frame
  • Modern racist systems

Meet the Presenter:

Joe Feagin is Distinguished Professor and Ella C. McFadden Professor in sociology at Texas A & M University. He has done much internationally recognized research on U.S. racism, sexism, and political economy issues. He has written 74 scholarly books and 200-plus scholarly articles in his social science areas. His books include Systemic Racism (Routledge 2006); White Party, White Government (Routledge 2012); Liberation Sociology (3rd ed., Paradigm 2014, with K. Ducey and H. Vera); Latinos Facing Racism (Routledge 2014, with J. Cobas); How Blacks Built America (Routledge 2015); Elite White Men Ruling (Routledge 2017, with K. Ducey); Racist America (4th ed., Routledge 2019, with K. Ducey); Rethinking Diversity Frameworks in Higher Education (Routledge, 2020, with E. Chun); and The White Racial Frame (3rd ed., Routledge 2020). He is the recipient of a 2012 Soka Gakkai International-USA Social Justice Award, the 2013 American Association for Affirmative Action’s Arthur Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award, and three major American Sociological Association awards: W. E. B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award, the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award (for research in the African American scholarly tradition), and the Public Understanding of Sociology Award. He was the 1999-2000 president of the American Sociological Association.