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Rescheduled to March 9 at 4 pm

Please note this event has been rescheduled to March 9 at 4 pm

With Kim Gallon, PhD, MS, MILS, is the founder and executive director of COVID Black

COVID Black works at the intersection of health data, information, the humanities, race and social justice. We redefine statistics and information into living data and stories about Black Health. We are data griots. We are Black data storytellers. And we are redefining the future of Black Health by marrying ancestry with data analytics and technology.

Born out of a pandemic, but not defined by it, COVID Black started in April 2020 with a call to faculty in colleges and universities to demand that their local and state public health departments collect and publish racial data on the coronavirus pandemic. Since that time, COVID Black has evolved into an organization that recognizes the power of health data and information combined with critical and justice-oriented theoretical frameworks of Black Studies, Black Digital Humanities, Public Humanities, Health Humanities, and Public Health to tell empowering stories about Black life that address racial health disparities.

Sponsored by Academic Affairs

When 6:00pm
Julie Whitlow

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