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Book Celebration: Racial Innocence

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday, September 15, 2022

6:00pm

In-person:

Fordham University Lincoln Center
Leon Lowenstein Building

12th Floor Lounge | E. Corrigan Conference Center
113 W. 60th Street, NY, NY 10023

Online (TBD)

Fordham Law Professor, Center on Race, Law and Justice Associate Faculty Director and critical race relations expert Professor Hernandez’s new book Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality is the first comprehensive book about anti-Black bias in the Latino community that unpacks the misconception that Latinos are “exempt” from racism due to their ethnicity and multicultural background. In this Author meets Reader session, Professor Hernandez will be joined by Smith College Professor of Africana Studies, Pablo José López Oro; Ford Foundation Senior Program Officer Juliet Mureriwa, and Associate Human Rights Specialist at the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Abraham Tejeda in a discussion about her book.

The program is presented by the Center on Race, Law and Justice in conjunction with the AfroLatin@ Forum; Fordham University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Fordham University’s Office of the Chief Diversity Officer. This event and the reception to follow has been generously sponsored by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, and with their support a complementary copy of the book will be made available to a limited number of in-person attendees.

Panelists

Tanya Katerí Hernández
Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law, Fordham Law School; Author, Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality

Dr. Pablo José López Oro
Assistant Professor, Department of Africana Studies at Smith College

Juliet Mureriwa
Senior Program Officer, Ford Foundation

Abraham Tejeda
Associate Human Rights Specialist, New York City Commission on Human Rights

Moderator: Kimani Paul-Emile, Professor of Law, Fordham Law School; Associate Director and Head of Domestic Programs and Initiatives, Center on Race, Law & Justice; Faculty Co-Director, Stein Center for Law & Ethics

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.afrolatinoforum.org/racial-innocence