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Talking About Race – A Book Talk and Discussion with Ijeoma Oluo

New York Times bestselling author, Ijeoma Oluo presented her book “So You Want to Talk About Race,” along with a discussion centered around the themes of the book, and the importance of talking about race on campus and beyond.

The event took place March 26th at The Niles Gallery, Lucille…

Social Justice Book Club: Ijeoma Oluo

The UK Center for Equality and Social Justice, in collaboration with the Martin Luther King Center and the Department of African American & Africana Studies was pleased to host the author of “So You Want to Talk About Race,” Ijeoma Oluo. Oluo held an informal discussion, over pizza, about…

CESJ Workshop

The Center for Equality and Social Justice's  “Policy Engagement Workshop,” was offered by Scholars Strategy Network with support from the William T. Grant Foundation. Scholars Strategy Network seeks to improve public policy and strengthen democracy by connecting scholars and their research to…

CESJ Lunch With Leaders

CESJ hosted Lunch With Leaders - a student/faculty networking event on October 17th, in the President's Room at the Singletary Center.

CESJ - A Conversation with Mayor Jim Gray

In the Fall of 2017, Lexington made the national news when debate started around moving the Confederate statues in downtown Lexington. Mayor Gray poignantly highlighted Kentucky’s history as a border state with both Confederate and Union soldiers. This dichotomy and polarization is not simply in…

Diversity Photo Contest Awards Ceremony

The CESJ student photo competition for photos capturing and celebrating diversity at the University of Kentucky to foster a sense of pride in diversity among student populations.