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UHI hosts Baltimore Dialogue with Dorothy Roberts in East Baltimore

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What: You’re invited to experience a community forum sponsored by The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute. This Baltimore Dialogue features Dorothy Roberts, author of “Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century.”

According to press specs, “this groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race -- revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases -- continues to undermine a just society and promote inequality in a supposedly ‘post-racial’ era. Named one of the ten best black nonfiction books 2011 by AFRO.com, Fatal Invention offers a timely and ‘provocative analysis’ (Nature) of race, science, and politics by one of the nation’s leading legal scholars and social critics.”

Who: Open to general public for click here to RSVP for the discussion.

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Amazing Grace Lutheran Church ~ 2424 McElderry Street, Baltimore MD 21205

FYI: They will have a few copies of the book available for registered participants available on a first come first serve basis. Contact Amy Gawad at agawad@jhsph.edu or 410-502-7473 if you are interested in a copy or have any questions.

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