We kicked off our third annual Color of Education Summit virtually this week, spotlighting the intersection of race, equity, and education. Joining us to discuss this are speakers and organizers of the event. 

Guests:

  • Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, Associate Director of Research, Duke University Cook Center on Social Equity
  • Dr. Lauren Fox, Senior Director of Policy, Public School Forum of North Carolina
  • Danita Mason-Hogans, Program Coordinator, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University
  • Christina Spears, Special Assistant in Wake County Public School System’s Office of Equity Affairs

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