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Lawrence Ross, best selling author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses”, offers a blunt, but entertaining, virtual lecture on the history of campus racism, and how it manifests. America’s colleges have fostered a racist environment that makes them a hostile space for African American students. Blackballed evaluates the white fraternity and sorority system, universities who name campus buildings after racists, and anti-affirmative action policies that effectively segregate predominately white universities and provide ample room for white privilege. A bold mix of history and the current climate, Blackballed is a call to action for universities to make radical changes to their policies and standards to foster a better legacy for all students.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 11:00am - Virtual

Private Event: Space is limited because this virtual lecture will also serve as the keynote for Fraternity & Sorority Life’s annual student leadership conferences. If you are interested in attending, please contact Courtney Monroe at  clmonroe@umich.edu.