The President has called today for thoughtful collective action in the wake of the tragic death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of the man who took his life. The Kirwan Institute looks forward to working with our partners across the nation to examine the impacts of “Stand Your Ground” laws, and to build … Continue reading »
WCMH: News, Weather, and Sports for Columbus, Ohio Sharon Davies, executive director of Ohio State’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, said Zimmerman’s decisions may have been guided by an unconscious bias. She said racism in America today is more subtle. “We made it through the civil rights era and we … Continue reading »
Bridging the Achievement Gap Leading researchers from Vanderbilt University and other educational thought leaders have banded together to develop real world strategies for educators who strive to close the academic achievement gaps that persist among children of various racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Please check out this brief video clip about the Bridging the Achievement … Continue reading »
Fisher v. University of Texas Case Panel Discussion Date: Tuesday, October 23rd 2012 Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Location: Saxbe Auditorium, Drinko Hall Please RSVP here to secure your attendance.