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  • The Looking Back, Paying it Forward Speaker series

    Join us for this year-long collaborative speaker series between IARA and the Institute of Politics (IOP) examining how reparative practices, truth commissions, and institutional reckoning with structural oppression provide ways forward for equitable change. What can be learned from national and international examples? How are leading racial justice experts addressing the current climate of attacks on justice, equity, and democracy?

  • Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project to Evaluate Interventions in Healthcare

    Cambridge, MA — There is a large body of research on how systemic racism drives the social determinants of health in communities of color, but much less on how to […]

  • From Words to Antiracist Action and Accountability

    LaChaun Banks, Ash Center Director for Equity and Inclusion, sat down with Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project, housed at the Ash Center, to […]

  • Armchair Expert Podcast with Khalil Gibran Muhammad

    Khalil Gibran Muhammad (Some of My Best Friends Are) is a Harvard professor and historian. Khalil joins the Armchair Expert to discuss how the Civil Rights movement was shaped by the Cold War, how Chicago politics gave black people the opportunity to exercise their political muscles, and how the post-slavery system of institutions sought to control those who just received their freedom.

  • Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

    By Khalil Gibran Muhammad 

  • Our Top Spring 2021 Events

    Each semester the Ash Center works to spark powerful new ideas, share innovative public-sector solutions, and discuss institutional reforms through our public events. We have never shied away from tough conversations […]