Webcast: Race: Myths and Reality
Tuesday, December 31
4.0 CLE credits applied for this program.
Presented by the Oregon State Bar Association.
ten people to define race or name "the races," and it is likely there
will be ten different answers. What is this thing called race? Many of
our common assumptions about race—e.g., that the world's people can be
divided biologically along racial lines—have been established by science
as wrong. If race is a biological myth, where did the idea come from?
the concept of race by viewing "The Story We Tell" and "The House We
Live In," two parts of the powerful three-part documentary, Race—The Power of an Illusion. Afterward,
a facilitated discussion will look at the issues raised in the
documentary, including why we still struggle with the concept of race
- John M. Haroldson, Benton County District Attorney’s Office, Corvallis.
- Mariann Hyland, Diversity and Inclusion Department, Oregon State Bar, Tigard.
- Kasia E. Rutledge, Metropolitan Public Defender Services Inc., Portland.
This program is online only. Registrations must be done through InReach.
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