On April 24, the IARA Project hosted a conversation between Oscar-nominated filmmaker and screenwriter Ava DuVernay and Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

In the style of a fireside chat, this conversation explored how art, systemic racism and the commodification of Black struggle became intertwined with American culture. 

The Boston COVID Recovery Cohort (BCRC) Forum brought together community organizations, universities, and hospitals to explore best practices for an antiracist response to Long Covid in Massachusetts.

Journalists want to understand the history of diversity initiatives, common myths about DEI today and the latest research showing what works — and doesn’t work — for creating equal opportunity and better outcomes among students, faculty and staff, and college campuses as a whole.  

In the United States, sports and patriotism go hand in hand. Today, the sports industry is a contested stage for American patriotism and dissent. How are players and journalists using this stage to advance racial equity in the U.S. today?