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UHI hosts Baltimore Dialogue with Dorothy Roberts in East Baltimore

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.”

University and community partnerships in health care, education and community planning, with all partners working to change the trajectory for the children, youth and families of East Baltimore.
Dorothy Roberts, The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

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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