Facing History Now

Conversations on Equity and Justice

During the global pandemic, a worldwide demand for action to address systemic racism has emerged with an urgency that is as great as any moment in the struggle for racial justice. Facing History and Ourselves is proud to contribute to this conversation by bringing prominent thought leaders to our community through the Facing History Now: Conversations on Equity and Justice series. 

These conversations explore historical racism and other forms of bigotry and hate, leaving all of us more informed, critically conscious, and inspired to fight for equity and justice. Join us as we face our history now to ensure current and future generations have the tools to stand up, challenge the status quo, and create societies free from bigotry and hate.

To see more upcoming events, please view our calendar here.

Watch Past Events On Demand

Becoming A Multiracial Democracy

Author Eddie Glaude Jr. discusses how we can choose to “begin again” and realize a multiracial democracy in this moment of moral reckoning. Recorded on April 21, 2021.

Athlete Upstanders & the Role of Activism in Sports

Dr. Tommie Smith, Olympic gold medalist and renowned activist, and other acclaimed athlete activists discuss the long history of activism in sports. Recorded on February 25, 2021.

Examining Race and Wellbeing in the Workplace

Professor Binna Kandola OBE, psychologist and author, discusses the impact of discrimination and micro-incivilities in the workplace. Recorded on January 26, 2021.

Whose Vote Counts

Dr. Jelani Cobb, June Cross, and Tom Jennings, the team behind the FRONTLINE PBS film Whose Vote Counts, discuss access to voting. Recorded October 29, 2020.

The Struggle for Racial Justice & Voting

Dr. Carol Anderson explores the history of the fight for African Americans' voting rights as part of the struggle for racial justice in the United States. Recorded on October 7, 2020.

Critical Reflections about Equity in Education

Dr. John B. King and Dr. Janice K. Jackson discuss the role of education in this moment of national reckoning. Recorded on September 16, 2020.


We'd like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support of the Facing History Now: Conversations on Equity and Justice event series:

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For more information about this series, please contact us at [email protected].

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