Event Title

Racism in Maine: Beyond Black and White

Location

WCHP Lecture Hall, Parker Pavilion, Portland Campus, UNE

Start Date

12-11-2015 7:00 PM

End Date

12-11-2015 8:30 PM

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This panel discussion examined the impact of institutional racism and cultural genocide. Panelists discussed racism’s effect on Maine’s Tribal communities, the legacy of slavery in Maine, the role of faith communities in combating racism today, and how the model of community policing can change the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement. Panelists also examined how daily experiences of racism affect people’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

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Nov 12th, 7:00 PM Nov 12th, 8:30 PM

Racism in Maine: Beyond Black and White

WCHP Lecture Hall, Parker Pavilion, Portland Campus, UNE

This panel discussion examined the impact of institutional racism and cultural genocide. Panelists discussed racism’s effect on Maine’s Tribal communities, the legacy of slavery in Maine, the role of faith communities in combating racism today, and how the model of community policing can change the relationship between communities of color and law enforcement. Panelists also examined how daily experiences of racism affect people’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being.