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Here you will find a collection of previous and upcoming events that are hosted by the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and other institutions across the state. If you would like to submit an event to be featured, please contact us.
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Closing the RACE Gap: A Discussion on Health, Wealth, Education and Media
August 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This thought-provoking panel discussion looked at how race has been used to create inequality and produce disparities in education, wealth, health and media. Speakers offered analysis and possible solutions that may help close the gaps that exist in society today. Moderated by WRAL-TV 5 Anchor Gerald Owens. Speakers included: Dr. Alan Goodman, professor of biological anthropology at Hampshire College and co-director of public education project/exhibition: “RACE: Are We So Different?”; Dr. Dudley Flood, a champion of the desegregation of public school education in North Carolina.; Natalie Bullock Brown, assistant professor of Film and Broadcast Media at Saint Augustine’s University.; Jenna Bryant, program manager at Manpower Development Corps (MDC).