"Did Race and Money Matter? Discrimination in the NC Eugenics Program"
Join us as we welcome Drs. Daniel Grano (Associate Professor) and Margaret M. Quinlan (Assistant Professor) as well asMA candidate Elliot Hamer of the Communication Studies department at UNC-Charlotte to the YWCA. They will discuss the recent discourse surrounding eugenics in North Carolina.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
YWCA Central Carolinas
Recently North Carolina came close to being the first state to financially compensate victims of a sterilization program, but that effort ultimately failed. This discussion will focus on how that failure was based on the idea that the past cannot be repaired by those living in the present. We will discuss how this idea typically undermines efforts to address public, moral obligations to past injustices, and how it disproportionately affects women, people of color, the poor, and the disabled. Our hope is to open up conversation for how to understand our continuing obligations to the past and how to move forward with meeting those obligations.
Event is free to attend. RSVP required. Light breakfast and refreshments will be served.
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