Responding to Racialized Policing Part II

In response to the verdict from the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, the Slavery, Race and Memory Project along with the WFU Law School Criminal Justice Program and the Center for RECAAL will host, “Responding to Racialized Policing Part II,” on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 6 pm.  This webinar […]

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A Virtual Conversation with Robert W. Lee

As a part of A Deeper Dive – Cultivating Inclusive Spaces Series, all are invited to join this interactive event where we welcome Robert W. Lee, a local pastor who is a descendent of the infamous confederate general, Robert. E. Lee and author of A Sin By Any Other Name. Lee will discuss his personal experience […]

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Representation Matters:  Art, Space, and Racial Restitution – Virtual Webinar

Representation Matters:  Art, Space, and Racial Restitution This event is being co-sponsored by the Slavery, Race, and Memory and Wake the Arts Event. The virtual panel discussion will occur on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.  The panel discussion is related to the exhibition in Hanes Gallery, “Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture from the Cochran Collection.” This […]

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WFU to Co-Sponsor Universities Studying Slavery Fall 2020 Webinar

Theme: Complicity and Complexity: Facing Unbearable Truths in North Carolina   October 1, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm ET via Zoom   Webinar Participants: Guilford College, International Civil Rights Center and Museum, North Carolina A&T State University, Old Salem Museum & Gardens, Salem Academy and College, and Wake Forest University Open to all (Open to USS members and […]

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Virtual Public Conversation

In response to recent events across the nation, this Virtual Public Conversation was convened to speak to and address racialized police violence.  The event occurred from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June. 30, via Zoom Webinar. The event was free and open to the public.  To watch the webinar click here.

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Slavery, Race, and Memory Project Faculty Colloquium

In an effort to bolster academic engagement across the University and its disciplines, the Slavery, Race, and Memory Project would like to invite faculty, staff, and students to explore as an academic community, the scholarship and courses that engage with slavery in the United States being taught at Wake Forest University.  The SRMP Faculty Colloquium will take place February 25, […]

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A Conversation with Benjamin Crump

A Conversation with Benjamin Crump Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Benson University Center, Pugh Auditorium 7 PM Join us for a Conversation with Benjamin Crump. Benjamin Crump represents clients in some of the most important and contentious cases of our time, taking a place in legal history with his pursuit of justice. His role in the Trayvon Martin, […]

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The Hidden Town Project

On Tuesday, October 22 the Commission on Slavery and Its Legacy at Salem Academy and College will sponsor a talk by Martha Hartley, director of Moravian research at Old Salem Museum and Gardens. Ms. Hartley will discuss the history of Salem, the Hidden Town Project initiative, and the legacy of slavery. This event is part […]

David Ikard – Public Lecture

Thursday, November 14, 2019 Kulynych Auditorium/Porter Byrum Welcome Center Time: 5:30—7:00 pm Dr. Ikard will address the major themes in his 4th book, Loveable Racists, Magical Negroes & White Messiahs. Engaging with issues of white blindness/white redemption narratives across mediums like lit, film, social media, politics, and human rights movements, Ikard dismantles popular white supremacist […]

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