Adjoa A. Aiyetoro, director of the Institute will join other scholars at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, to discuss the topic, “Is the U.S. Ready for Truth and Reconciliation?”
The conference is part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series and according to the website, the aim is to “focus on attempts to foster social healing in the wake of violent and traumatic historical events”
Aiyetoro will present “Continuing Consequences of Slavery and Jim Crow: Building the Bridge We Must Cross for Truth and Reconciliation.”
The institute is currently working on two significant reconciliation projects, one with the citizens of Camden and the other with the people of Elaine, Ark.
See a full list of presenters on the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series site.