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(Mis)understanding Critical Race Theory and the Need to Confront Hard History
What is Critical Race Theory? What is it Not? This presentation will separate fact from fiction, while underscoring the need to confront the most difficult aspects of America’s past honestly and directly.

Participation in this event qualifies for 1 credit toward the CFAES Diversity, Intercultural and Community Engagement (DICE) Certificate. For complete details visit go.osu.edu/cfaesDICE.

This event will be presented with automated closed captions. If you wish to request traditional CART services or other accommodations, please contact Laura Akgerman at akgerman.4@osu.edu or 614-292-0622. Requests submitted two weeks in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet every request.

Please direct all other inquiries to Dr. Leo Taylor (taylor.3408@osu.edu).

Nov 17, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Hasan Jeffries
Associate Professor @Department of History, The Ohio State University
Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries is associate professor of history at The Ohio State University where he has been teaching courses on African American history for the last 18 years. He is the author of the award winning book Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt and he wrote and narrated the 10-episode Audible Original series Great Figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Jeffries served as the lead historian for the $25 million renovation of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. He is also the host of the podcast Teaching Hard History, a production of Learning for Justice, a division of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He earned a BA in history from Morehouse College and a PhD in American history with a specialization in African American history from Duke University.