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Dialogue: “Unpacking Race”

  The 2040 Initiative joins the Werner Institute, the School of Law, and other Creighton organizations in sponsoring a campus dialogue about race this Sunday, February 1. This dialogue was sparked by the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, … Continue reading

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2040 Book: “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

On October 9, Jamelle Bouie, who writes about politics, policy, and race for Slate, joined the 2040 Initiative here at Creighton Law School. In “Talking About Race: A Conversation with Jamelle Bouie,” he shared his perspectives on the events in … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and American Collective Identity – Part 3

As to the question I posed in my last post of how identity, particularly identity as an “American,” is constructed… Sociologists Eleni Andreouli and Caroline Howarth claim that the construct of identity, including the notion of “otherness” is bound not … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri, and the White-Black Racial Divide

The White-Black racial divide in the U.S. was created before the nation declared its independence. Slavery was written into our Constitution. Given the deep historical grounding of race in this country, the divide can be thought of as part of … Continue reading

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