Virtual Equity & Inclusion Speaker Series: Dr. Eddie Moore

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

NWord: Is There a Message in the Madness

November 15, 2022 6:00-7:15

Who is allowed to say the N!word? What do we do or say when the N!word is said in our classrooms, hallways, practices, cafeterias and resident halls? Ignoring the N!Word is not an option anymore - You can hear N!Word everywhere nowadays. Participants are challenged to examine their personal/professional histories with N!Word when and/or how they first heard N!Word and pictures/feelings associated with the word. The workshop encourages all people, but specifically future leaders, educators and parents, to consider the ramifications of casual or uniformed usage of a powerful and troublesome word.

Participants will leave the session with:

  • a heightened understanding of the impact of the word, especially on our youth;

  • strategies for eliminating the word from school/curriculum;

  • resources for continued growth and development of strategies for addressing difficult conversations.

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