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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.


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Above and Beyond: A Celebration of the Leonard Medical Graduates of Shaw University webinar

On Friday, February 19th, Dean Valerie Johnson moderated a discussion with renowned public historian, researcher and author Elvatrice Belsches. The webinar, entitled Above and Beyond: …

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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