‘Race in the COVID Era: What America’s History of Racism and Xenophobia Means for Today’ conversation
June 4, 2020, 12:31 p.m.
A conversation at 4 p.m. Monday, June 8, situated the racial inequities amplified by COVID-19 within the United States' long history of racism and xenophobia. Panelists discussed strategies to address acts of hate targeting those of Chinese and Asian descent and the disproportionate toll of the pandemic on Black, Native American and other historically marginalized populations. Watch the event on Facebook or below.
- Andy Kim, Congressman from New Jersey’s 3rd District
- Beth Lew-Williams, Associate Professor of History, Princeton University
- Keith Wailoo, Chair and Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs
- Helen Zia, Class of 1973, Activist and Author
- Aly Kassam-Remtulla, Associate Provost for International Affairs, Princeton University (moderator)
This is an inaugural event of a series on equity, inclusion and COVID-19. The event is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Office of International Affairs and Operations.
Race in the COVID Era, Panel 1