Discovery Museum virtual event - "Talking to Kids about Race and Racism: a Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum"

The Discovery Museum Speaker Series presents expert voices on matters of importance to our communities, free of charge and open to the public, supporting the Museum’s strategic focus on advocacy for the interests of children and families.

The speaker series is offered in collaboration with the MIT Club of Boston.

On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 (7pm - 8:30pm), the Discovery Museum will host a virtual event (via zoom webinar) with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, "Talking to Kids about Race and Racism," in conversation with Tiziana Dearing, host of Radio Boston on WBUR.

Join the Discovery Museum 2021 Speaker Series "Talking to Kids about Race and Racism: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum" by registering here.

Dr. Tatum is president emerita of Spelman College, is a clinical psychologist widely known for both her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. Her thirteen years as the president of Spelman College (2002-2015) were marked by innovation and growth and her visionary leadership was recognized in 2013 with the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award. Dr. Tatum is a sought-after speaker on the topics of racial identity development and race and education. In 2005 she was awarded the prestigious Brock International Prize in Education for her innovative leadership in the field.  A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, she was the 2014 recipient of the APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology.  

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Can We Talk About Race? are available for purchase via the links below.

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780465060689
Availability: usually available in 5-10 days
Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

Can We Talk about Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation (Race, Education, and Democracy) Cover Image
By Beverly Tatum, Theresa Perry (Afterword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807032855
Availability: usually available in 5-10 days
Published: Beacon Press - April 1st, 2008