Event Title

Binding the Burden of Blackness: Facing History to Redefine Ourselves

Start Date

16-10-2020 1:00 PM

End Date

16-10-2020 1:50 PM

Document Type

Presentation

Description

To restrain and tie up the effects of systemic racism, a greater understanding of how race has impacted black people is necessary both intra-racially and interracially. This presenter seeks to reflect on her own understandings as an African American woman and discusses relevant topics that characterize a “black experience” Her goal is to unpack her reality, incorporating theory with lived experience, and share it as a pathway to ignite a forum to propel more racial introspection, understanding, and cohesion. Audience engagement and feedback will be encouraged.

Speaker Information

Carole R. Collins Ayanlaja, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Eastern Illinois University, SelectedWorks

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Binding the Burden of Blackness: Facing History to Redefine Ourselves

To restrain and tie up the effects of systemic racism, a greater understanding of how race has impacted black people is necessary both intra-racially and interracially. This presenter seeks to reflect on her own understandings as an African American woman and discusses relevant topics that characterize a “black experience” Her goal is to unpack her reality, incorporating theory with lived experience, and share it as a pathway to ignite a forum to propel more racial introspection, understanding, and cohesion. Audience engagement and feedback will be encouraged.