Philosopher’s Roundtable: Exploring Institutional Racism

jimAugust 11, 2015 – Segment 3

It’s another Philosopher’s Roundtable, on Defining and Exploring Institutional Racism. “Institutional racism” is a term often used but not often clearly 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 Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in “Post-Racial” America; and freelance media maker Maegan La Mala Ortiz.