Talking About Race, Gender, and Power Series: "People of Color: Descriptive or Discriminative"

- CAS Room 157Open to the Public

Although the term "people of color" has been a widely-adopted phrase, it presents a number of benefits and drawbacks. As part of RWU's year-long series, "Talking about Race, Gender, and Power", this panel discussion will offer a forum to explore and deconstruct the term "people of color" from multiple vantage points. 

The discussion will be moderated by Raymond Two Hawks Watson, recipient of the 2016 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship and CEO/Founder Providence Cultural Equity Initiative. Panelists include; Kamille Gentles-Peart, Associate Professor of Communication and Media Studies at RWU, Aaron Allen, Assistant Professor of American Studies at RWU, MiNa Chung, Associate Director of the RWU Intercultural Center, and Taino Palermo, Director of Community Development Program at RWU School of Continuing Studies. 

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. Questions: (401)-254-3166