March 3, 2014 – Segment 3
Institutional racism is something we hear a lot about, but something that is not often enough defined. We look at its definition and historical roots, especially as they relate to today. Our panel of guests includes:
- A. Adar Ayira, Project Manager of the More in the Middle Initiative at Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action, a program of Fusion Partnerships;
- Doug Colbert, University of Maryland Law School professor and co-chair of the Society of American Law Teachers’ (SALT) Access to Justice Curriculum Project;
- Michael Higginbotham, Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore, and author of the upcoming book, Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in “Post-Racial” America.
- Maegan La Mala Ortiz, freelance media maker and publisher of lamamitamala.comand vivirlatino.com
This segment originally aired February 4, 2013.