Racism in Maine: Beyond Black and White

Lecture Donna M. Loring Lecture Series

Portrait of Donna M. Loring

Panelists: Donna Loring, Rabbi Rachel Isaacs, Robert Bryant, Keita Whitten

This panel discussion will examine the impact of institutional racism and cultural genocide. Panelists will discuss racism’s effect on Maine’s Tribal communities, the legacy of slavery in Maine, the role of faith communities in combating racism today, and how the model of community policing can change the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement. Panelists will also examine how daily experiences of racism affect people’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being.  

Address

Parker Pavilion, WCHP Lecture Hall
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME 04103

Sponsors

Maine Women Writers Collection, Office of Intercultural Student Engagement, Women’s and Gender Studies and USM Women & Gender Studies

Contact

Cathleen Miller

cmiller10@une.edu

(207) 221-4334

Donna M. Loring Lecture poster
Nov122015
7:00 PM
Parker Pavilion, WCHP Lecture Hall

Portland Campus

Free and open to the public

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