In 1959, Dr. Marion G. Hood applied to Emory School of Medicine, but was denied consideration for admission due to his race during a painful time of segregation in this country. Despite this obstacle, Dr. Hood went on to have a long and distinguished career in the field of gynecology and obstetrics. During their virtual … Continue Reading →
The United States is known as a nation of immigrants. But as award-winning author and historian Erika Lee will discuss in our next colloquium, the US is also a nation of xenophobia. An irrational fear, hatred, and hostility toward immigrants has been a defining feature of our nation from the colonial era to the … Continue Reading →
This talk will discuss the role of race in recruitment, selection, and ultimate job choice. It will benefit students to understand how race-ethnicity has relevance for applicant screening and their own screening of employers.
The Oxford Chaplain’s Lecture Series will host social advocate, author, and speaker, Taos Wynn 06Ox 009C on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM EST. As part of Oxford’s Black History Month events, he will talk about his advocacy work around human rights issues, including his work with the Perfect Love Foundation.
Emory Libraries partners with the BronzeLens Film Festival for a screening of the film “Flash Here and There Like Falling Stars: The Life and Work of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III,” followed by a conversation. The event honors the contributions of Pellom McDaniels III, former Emory professor of African American Studies and curator of … Continue Reading →
Historically, waste has been a burden placed on vulnerable and marginalized communities, so our office wanted to follow Emory’s waste by using the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice tool to see which communities are being affected. We hope that contextualizing where our waste goes will remind us that there is no “away” when we throw … Continue Reading →
From Woodruff Health Sciences Center | Jan. 11, 2019 In the United States, there are persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality. These disparities can largely be explained by looking at socioeconomic and environmental factors, such as access to healthcare, a nationwide analysis shows. The findings highlight the potential of targeted interventions, such … Continue Reading →