Race in 21st Century America: A Second National Conference occurs on April 4-6, 2001 at Michigan State University in East Lansing. It is jointly sponsored by MSU's James Madison College and the Midwest Consortium for Black Studies. The conference will explore the intersection of race and public policy in America's cities. It emphasizes racial, ethnic, and ideological inclusiveness, and encourages new thinking about race in the United States.
Keynote speakers include: Ronald Takaki, Ali Mazrui, Carlos Munoz, Tamara Jacoby, Henrietta Mann, Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Orlando Patterson, Cornel West, James Jennings, and Winona LaDuke.
Panelists include: Cedric Robinson, Charles W. Mills, Michael Omi, Katya Gibel Azoulay, Audrey Smedley, Peter Skerry, Craig Werner, Jose B. Cuellar, Stanley Crouch, Michele Wallace, Nancy Denton, George Galster, Hortense Spillers, Mary Romero, Marcylienna Morgan, John Baugh, Ana Celia Zentell, Don T. Nakanishi, Hunani Kay Trask, Abdul Alkalimat, Randall Robinson, Robert C. Smith, Jay P. Greene, John A. Garcia, Barbara Smith, Anne McClintock, Dorceta Taylor, Paul M. Ong, Larry Bobo, Reynolds Farley, Marc Mauer, James Bell, and Brian Smedley.
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