Race is a social construct. We have spoken on the concept of race, here, before. Anthropology has been at the forefront of redefining race, ancestry, and ethnicity. And many anthropologists have advocated for concepts such as race to be phased out of our culture and our police. Current events have elucidated the importance of continuing this dialogue in the face of oppressive systemic racism.
Please join the American Anthropological Association‘s Center for the Ethnographic Study of Public Safety and Community, in collaboration with the Association of Black Anthropologists, the Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists, and the American Ethnological Association for a timely and poignant discussion on, “Anthropology of Policing: The Persistence of Racialized Police Brutality and Community Responses.”
This will be a free, open to the public virtual discussion on Thursday, June 11th at 1 p.m. EDT. Register Today (Select ‘AAA webinar’ as ‘meeting type’). Panelists are as follows: