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Thursday, November 12th | 6:30pm-8:30pm | Understanding the Depths of Racism

Thursday, November 12th | 6:30pm-8:30pm | Understanding the Depths of Racism


Many of us are aware of overt or violent examples of racism. However, racism occurs in subtle daily interactions as well as in many industries and institutions within our country. Learn just how far the "rabbit hole" goes in order to effectively develop strategies for positive change.

This class is appropriate for ages 17+.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links to Zoom classes will be sent out by 5pm the day of the class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

About the teacher:
Dr. Taj Smith is an educator, consultant, curriculum developer and facilitator specializing in diversity and inclusion, social justice education, intergroup dialogue, curriculum design, and program assessment. 

When he is not consulting, he works full-time at RIT as the Director of Diversity Education. Taj recently moved to Rochester from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he served as Xavier University’s Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and an adjunct teaching Introduction to Gender & Diversity Studies.

Taj earned his doctorate in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, a masters in Africana Studies from Cornell University, and a bachelors in Journalism and Mass Media Studies from Rutgers University.

For fun, Taj enjoys fashion, trying out new restaurants, online shopping, sports and watching The Walking Dead.

For details on our class cancellation policy, parking, and more please visit our FAQs.