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Randolph College

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Lynchburg, VA 24503

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2019 Randolph College Black Students Alliance Conference on Social Justice in Education:
Black in the Diaspora

Saturday, February, 23, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA
Contact email: rcbsa@randolphcollege.edu

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$20 General Admission(non-student)
Free for College Students with an ID



The conference will showcase issues and challenges of social justice in the diaspora and will develop ways to implement equity and integrity in education. Plus, you will have the opportunity to network with schools and organizations that promote social justice. The conference is packed with informative sessions that provide knowledge and ideas for participants to understand the contexts of social justice, to take actions on achieving social justice, and to build connections with other communities that are working towards social justice in education. We look forward to having some great discussions about how we can incorporate social justice into all levels of education.



Keynote Speaker

Dr. Noliwe Rooks—Associate Professor

Dept. of Africana Studies,
Cornell University
An interdisciplinary scholar, her work explores how race and gender both impact and are impacted by popular culture, social history and political life in the United States. Specifically, Rooks works on the cultural and racial implications of beauty, fashion, and adornment; educational inequality; race, food and the politics of the city, and Black women's studies.

The author of four books, she received her B.A. from Spelman College where she majored in English and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in American Studies from the University of Iowa. The author of numerous articles, essays and Op-Ed's, Rooks has received funding from organizations such as the Ford Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson School Educational Research Center to aid in her research into issues surrounding race-based inequality, economics and education. She lectures frequently at colleges and universities around the country and is a frequent contributor to popular publications such as The Chronicle of Higher Education, Time Magazine and The Hill.

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