With the election of President Obama, some say race is no longer an obstacle to success and that the “American Dream” is more reality than not. At this discussion, Ben Jealous, executive director of the NAACP, and Gerald Torres, professor at the University of Texas Law School and co-author of The Miner’s Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy, challenged this assumption.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Do We Still Need to Talk About Race?
Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
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