Thursday, October 15, 2020

Upcoming Brody Forums, Oct.21 & Nov.11

Wednesday Oct 20, 12p-1p
Mobilizing those who Matter: A Conversation with Nykidra Robinson
Join us for a discussion with Nykidra “Nyki” Robinson, founder & CEO of Black Girls Vote, moderated by Dean Robert C. Orr, a Norman and Florence Brody Family Foundation Public Policy Forum.

Voter mobilization is tough in the best of times, but the pandemic environment in which this year’s election is taking place is unprecedented. America as a nation is also more engaged with the issue of racism than in previous years, making Robinson’s mission especially critical. Come participate in this important conversation with a proven, grassroots leader from Maryland.

Wednesday Nov 11, 11a-12p
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America
Join us for a discussion with Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law, a Norman and Florence Brody Family Foundation Public Policy Forum.

Racial segregation characterizes every metropolitan area in the U.S. and bears responsibility for our most serious social and economic problems Rothstein will discuss how residential segregation was created by racially explicit and unconstitutional government policy. Only after learning the history of this policy can we be prepared to undertake the national conversation necessary to remedy our unconstitutional racial landscape.