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Racial Justice and Equity

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As part of an ongoing series, UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin and Batten School professor Brian N. Williams will co-moderate a panel discussion that draws upon subject matter experts to discuss a range of police topics, including the history of the profession, its culture, standards and training, accountability mechanisms and future efforts to reform.

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As part of an ongoing series, UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin will discuss the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the death of George Floyd. What are the charges and what do they mean? Where does the case stand now and what can we expect moving forward in the coming weeks?

 

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Compelling evidence from multiple studies points to racial disparities in healthcare—both in access to care and quality of care. In an article for Women's Health, Batten's Sophie Trawalter discusses her research exploring racial bias in healthcare.

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In honor of Black History Month, three members of the Batten community who participated in the School’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations reflect on the activist’s legacy.

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In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, please join Dean Ian Solomon, Associate Professor of Public Policy Paul Martin, and Social Equity Advisor Marrissa Jones for a virtual MLK community reading and dialogue.

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As part of Batten's Black History Month programming, please join us for a special Batten Hour double header, featuring remarks from Dean Solomon on the IDEA Project Competition, followed by our guest speaker, Dr. Keesha Middlemass, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Howard University.

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As part of Batten's Black History Month programming, please join us for Batten Hour, featuring Stephanie Mash Sykes. Stay tuned for additional details.

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Join Batten's Social Equity Advisor Marrissa Jones and current students in a discussion of the first-generation student experience at the Batten School.

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I am extremely interested in poverty in relation to demographics, and specifically in areas where black Americans have migrated in order to start and build families that have been torn down by police.

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On the latest episode of a new podcast from UVA’s Deliberative Media Lab, Dean Ian Solomon joined experts in policy, history and media to discuss ongoing threats to our democratic system.