Here, you can find all the latest news about IARA as we grow and collaborate with the broader community.
Harvard professor says there is a ‘political war over the teaching of the past’
February 8, 2024
In a time filled with challenges to diversity and academic freedom, Black educators find themselves at the forefront of a battle for educational integrity. “We have entered into an entirely […]
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad speaks at 54th Annual MLK Memorial Breakfast
February 1, 2024
In this keynote, Professor Muhammad responds candidly and courageously to this moment in time, weaving together historical evidence and personal testimony to make sense of institutional racism in U.S. universities today.
Why I’m going to keep teaching the truth about racism in America
February 1, 2024
Black History Month, which gets underway this week, is a chance to give Americans the timely reminder that you can’t teach our history honestly without understanding Black struggle and triumph.
Our Top Fall 2023 Events
December 18, 2023
Each semester, the Ash Center is proud to host leading scholars and practitioners for events addressing the challenges confronting democracies around the world.
‘We deserve to enjoy this land’
November 8, 2023
A Conversation with Eternal Polk, Director of Gaining Ground, a new film about reclaiming Black land in the US
How can we hold institutions accountable for antiracist change?
October 27, 2023
During the fifth-annual convening of the Truth and Transformation Conference hosted by the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project (IARA), experts discussed challenges as well as best practices for holding organizations […]
A call for anti-bias education
September 21, 2023
In a new article for Learning for Justice, Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad and IARA Research Projects Director Erica Licht share a call for anti-bias education to develop the next generation […]
5 ways that college campuses benefit from diversity, equity and inclusion programs
September 12, 2023
In a new article for The Conversation, Erica Licht shares five ways that DEI programs have made a difference at colleges and universities throughout the U.S.
Five ways to use our antiracism resource database
September 6, 2023
Answer pressing questions, discover new methodologies, and more with our Race Research and Policy Portal — a free database featuring easy-to-read summaries of peer-reviewed research.