Voices for Equity and Justice: Pearl K. Dowe


Pearl K. Dowe

Pearl Dowe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Oxford and Emory College, and other Black leaders at Emory speak out about this pivotal moment of racial reckoning.

The many months of racial protest and social unrest in America—sparked by the unjust killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and other Black men, women, and children—have been fueled by both righteous anger and resolute hope. Some of Emory’s top Black leaders, in their own words, shed light on how we as a society and as a university community can move toward a future where equity and justice burn brightly and systemic racism has been extinguished.

Read Pearl Dowe's Essay on What I Know/What I Hope

Read more from Emory Magazine's Fall/Winter 2020 issue

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