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Conversation with Keisha N. Blain: Until I Am Free

During this session, Dr. Keisha N. Blain discussed her new book Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America. A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual…

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Exclusion and inequality in South Africa

South Africa has generally experienced economic growth since its transition to democracy in 1994, but has not seen the type of attendant gains in welfare one might have hoped for. These have been…

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Policing, racism, and colorism in America and beyond

Learn about the existing inequalities in America and you can reduce your own biases for a more equitable society. Learn about implicit bias and how to become a racial equity learner. This video is…

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The devaluation of assets in Black American communities

In this lecture, learn about cities and neighborhoods and examine how assets, housing, businesses, and other structures can build wealth or can be diminished by racist policies. This video is…

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Race and financial inequality

Systemic racism has contributed to the persistence of race-based gaps that manifest in many different economic indicators. The starkest divides are in measures of household wealth, reflecting…

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Inequality, poverty, and social identity

Globally, concerns about rising and common wealth and equality have intensified in recent years. This discourse has sort of transcended academic and political circles and featuring thankfully now in…

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Conversation with Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law

This conversation with Richard Rothstein took place on February 24, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Rothstein's book The Color of Law and America's…

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Ethics for Troubled Times

During times of unrest and uncertainty, how can faith and ethics help our communities take action towards a brighter future? This webinar, held on June 30, 2020, featured faculty from the SDG…

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Fairness, Understanding Factors of Inequality

This chapter explores inequality based on geographic factors, looking at the history of colonialism and slavery, discrimination, and indigenous populations. This video is licensed under the CC…

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ASM and Gender

In this chapter, Cristina Villegas discusses gender and mining, an issue that is often overlooked in this sector. Women often make up about 40% of the mining workforce and face discrimination when…

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Implications for Discrimination and Exclusion in AI

This video discusses the risks and ethical concerns regarding artificial intelligence. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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International Human Rights Treaties

Joshua Castellino discusses how international human rights treaties are constructed using examples from the Refugee Convention, the Convention on the Rights of the Disabled and the Convention on the…

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Limitations of Existing Standards

The judiciary process of human rights has rested for a long time upon groups of states commenting upon the extent to which another group of states has fulfilled the obligations they promised to each…

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Roots of Gender Inequality

Gender inequality has its roots in differences between men and women in society. These result from social constructions of relations, which in turn stem from sexual divisions of labor rooted in…

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Collective vs. Individual Rights

International human rights law focuses on the rights of individuals, and emphasis is on the protection of the individuals inherent dignity and worth. Collective discrimination is the root of a lot of…

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Equality of Opportunity

Non-discrimination is an interesting concept in law; Joshua Castellino argues that in society, some discrimination is perfectly justifiable. Unjustifiable discrimination occurs in the context of…

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