Anti-Racism Plans and Resources
Moderated by Nayoung Aimee Kwon, a March 2021 panel discussion featured presentations on the historical context of anti-Asian violence from Eileen Chow, Esther Kim Lee and Susan Thananopavarn. Watch the video and read the article.
The Office for Faculty Advancement is committed to advancing anti-racism and equity efforts. Here we provide the specific action items that describe how we plan to implement this work and how we will measure its effectiveness.
This website is a repository of information about anti-racism work at Duke University, including data regularly collected and publicized to monitor our progress, details of new and ongoing programs, research highlights, and educational and training materials.
University Archivist Valerie Gillispie gave a presentation, “Becoming Duke: A Brief History,” at our New Faculty Orientation in August 2020.
In June 2020, Duke faculty discussed the background, dimensions and impact of racism and racist policies and structures. Students and staff shared their perspectives and insights. Watch the videos: How Did We Get Here?; Being Black in America; Being Black at Duke; How Do We Move Forward?
Hearts and minds require a shift to inspire the change needed for equality and justice for all. Reading about and listening to different perspectives and lived experiences can be one catalyst for this change.