University offering new course on race and anti-Black racism

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The University of Windsor is offering a new continuing education course on race and Anti-Black racism that is open to everyone.

The course will focus on issues related to race and its origins, anti-Black Racism, and the construct of whiteness.

“The Office of the Vice-President, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is proud to collaborate with Continuing Education to launch this new offering,” said Marium Tolson-Murtty, Director of Anti-Racism Organizational Change. “We look to provide a platform for participants to learn, understand, and grow in not only a safe space but a courageous space. The objective is for participants to take the opportunity to reflect on topics learned regarding the importance and the impact of race and anti-Black racism and begin to reflect on how they can apply anti-racist principles learned, to their daily interactions.”

According to the university course description, the course will encourage participants to develop an understanding of how political, economic, and social-cultural practice shapes identity, power, privilege and oppression.

Organizations are invited to enrol their teams as part of diversity and inclusion training. Group rates are available. Email for more details.

Individuals can register through the Continuing Education registration page.

The course takes place on Thursdays, from February 24 to March 31, 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.