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Upcoming Events

Social Justice Week – April 11th – 14th

Social Justice Week is being initiated in honor of Shaw University graduate Ella Baker and the founding of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, which took place from April 14 – 16, 1960.  This week will be a week of acknowledging contemporary racial and social justice challenges and highlight important initiatives being implemented the CRSJ.

LISTENING SESSIONS

Courageous Conversations

Shaw University’s Center for Racial and Social Justice in partnership with the City of Raleigh will lead a series of public listening sessions on race, racism, and social equity throughout 2021. 

The goal of these listening sessions is to develop a plan to guide changes to current programs and develop new programs—all intended to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Raleigh.

LATEST NEWS

Press Releases & Media

Natasha Parker: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Juneteenth – In Honor of our Ancestors

What does freedom really mean in a country that will do anything to ensure that some never experience it?

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Mikeal Barnes ll: White Rage by Carol Anderson

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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A More Just and Equitable Society

About the Center for Racial and Social Justice

Drawing on the historical and spiritual foundation that established Shaw University, the purpose of the Center for Racial and Social Justice is to further the development of a more just and equitable society.

We will accomplish this through a variety of actions that may include but is not limited to: engaging in and producing scholarly research that may be used to inform the policies and actions of various public and private entities; hosting multiple types of convenings; disseminating our findings through diverse media sources and outlets; and generating as appropriate to the Center policy recommendations, curricula, academic and professional publications.

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