Release date: September 17, 2020
The urgent need to come together as a community to discuss racism and institutional barriers and how we will overcome them to become a truly diverse and inclusive university is clear. Over the coming year, the Office of Inclusive Excellence will launch “Let’s Talk about Race,” a series of university-wide lectures, town halls, and other events to foster conversations toward achieving our goal of deep cultural and structural transformation.
"For Such a Time as This": Mary Burnett Talbert and the Struggle for Social Justice
Date & Time: Thursday, September 24, 12:00-1:30 pm (click here to attend via livestream)
Intended Audience: UB Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni, and local community members
In celebration of the newly named Mary Talbert Way on UB’s North Campus, we invite you to learn more about Mary Burnett Talbert’s extraordinary life and work. Talbert is described by the National Women’s Hall of Fame as a “civil rights and anti-lynching activist, suffragist, preservationist, international human rights proponent, and educator.” Her pioneering work in the fight for freedom laid the foundation for the civil rights movement, and her legacy continues to this day.
Presented by the Office of Inclusive Excellence
Sustainable Development Goals:
4. Quality education
10. Reduced inequalities