Thursday, September 19, 2013

SSU to hold race/class forum Friday

Posted on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:49 PM

The Savannah State University (SSU) Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will present a forum on Race and Class in 21st Century America at noon Friday, September 20, in room 115 of the Social Sciences Building.

Panelists will discuss structural issues in the U.S Constitution that support race inequality, the current status of race and class in America, the historic relationship between minority communities and the American power elite, an introduction to the Critical Race Theory and causes of racial inequality and the current paths to change.

Panelists include:

· Otis S. Johnson, Ph. D., SSU Scholar-in-Residence

· Kenneth Jordan, Ph. D., Professor, SSU Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences

· Gwendolyn Jordan, Lecturer, SSU Department of Political Science & Public Affairs

· Daniel Dodd-Ramirez, Executive Director, Step-Up Savannah

· Geoffery Bowden, Ph.D., Instructor, SSU Department of Political Science & Public Affairs

The forum is free and open to the public.

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