Feb. 15th, Kane Hall at 7:30 pm
Joy Williamson-Lott -
New Hurdles, Same Territory: How History Can Guide the Future of Education
Many look to “the school” as the great equalizer, a meritocracy where equal opportunity is realized. For communities of color, this is often far from the truth. Throughout history, each time communities of color have made progress toward equal educational opportunity, a major societal pushback has caused the loss of gains that appeared won. Dr. Williamson-Lott looks to history to show how we can work toward real progress.