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Carolina’s Black Trailblazers: An Intergenerational Conversation “Campus Racial Climate and Visions for Social Equity

September 30, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

The first of a three webinars where members of Carolina’s Black alumni and students discuss various dimensions of Black Carolina life from the 1960’s-present. How have students across different generations experienced the racial climate at Carolina and what could a socially equitable campus look like? What does it mean to be Black and belong at Carolina and what are the spaces for Black student belonging? What can an inclusive and equitable UNC physical and social landscape look like? Join us as panelists address these questions and more in an unprecedented and timely conversation.

Moderated by Sibby Anderson Thompkins, Special Advisor to the Provost and Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion Interim Chief Diversity Officer. Welcome by Eunice Sahle, Department Chair, African, African American and Diaspora Studies


  • Sherdenia Dunn, Class of 1967
  • Walter Jackson, Class of 1967
  • Patrick Johnson, Class of 1989
  • Ronda Taylor Bullock, Class of 2005
  • Jeremy Martin, Class of 2012
  • Myra Parker, Class of 2018
  • Chris Suggs, Class of 2021



September 30, 2020
4:30 pm