Has Justice Been Served? Reflections on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin

Please join Northeastern faculty, student, and staff panelists as they offer reflections on the verdicts, and consider whether or not this moment marks a turning point in the nation’s acknowledgment of and accountability for racial justice. Panelists will also explore what the verdicts may mean for the wider Northeastern community and contemplate how this moment could inform the work begun last summer to create a more inclusive campus.

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Richard O’Bryant
Lecturer and Director, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute


Karl Reid
Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer


Margaret Burnham 
Distinguished Professor of Law and Director, Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project

Michael Davis 
Vice President for Campus Safety

Rod K. Brunson 
Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. Chair of Public Life and Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Political Science

Ayanna Miller-Smith 
PhD Student, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice


Nicole Aljoe
Director, the Africana Studies Program and
Professor of English and Africana Studies


Presented by the Office of the Provost with Student Affairs, Cultural and Spiritual Life and the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

April 28, 2021

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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