race relations

Protecting Your Mental Health in the Time of COVID & Racial Upliftment

RACE TALKS is hosting its 104th forum and second month of virtual programming July’s program is:  “PROTECTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE TIME OF COVID & RACIAL UPLIFTMENT”  Dr. Shea Lott, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at OHSU and Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Avel Gordly Center for Healing    ****JULY FEATURES NEW BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS**** In July,

New RACE TALKS Event Videos Posted

The holidays are over. It’s time to catch up on everything you may have missed. We just posted videos for the October, November, and January events. If you couldn’t make one or all of the past few live RACE TALKS events, you can watch them on our Video page now.

100th RACE TALKS: The Color of Fear – The Final Segment

Join us for a panel discussion January 2020: the color of fear part 4 of a four part series race through eight men’s eyes Summary: The Color of Fear (Part 2 of the film) is an insightful, groundbreaking film about the state of race relations in America as seen through the eyes of eight North

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Learn more about what we do. Watch this video for an introduction to RACETALKS.    Watch past RACETALKS events as recorded on our Videos page.

The Color of Fear – Part 1

Join us for a panel discussion September 2019: the color of fear – part I race through eight men’s eyes Join us for a screening of Part 1 of The Color of Fear, an insightful, groundbreaking film about the state of race relations in America as seen through the eyes of eight North American men of Asian,

DACA, Licenses & the Wall

Join us for a panel discussion July 2019: DACA, Licenses & the Wall With Indigenous Americans now accounting for only two percent of the total population, the U.S. is truly a nation of immigrants. Since 1886, the iconic Statue of Liberty has stood as a symbol of mass immigration to our shores. A plaque at

The Effects of Racism on Mental Health

Join us for a panel discussion June 2019: The Effects of Racism on Mental Health What effects do racist incidences have on the short-term and long-term mental and physical well-being of targeted groups? Join us as we screen the segment “Place Matters” from the 2008 PBS series Unnatural Causes followed by a discussion with Shea

Overt Racism During Black History Month

Join us for a panel discussion May 2019: COINCIDENTAL or INTENTIONAL in 2019? Overt Racism During Black History Month February 2019 was Black History Month. With it came a barrage of racially inflammatory incidences including: Major fashion houses highlighting “Black face” caricatures on their fashions at runway shows; mail order “Black face” shoes from a