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Thursday, October 10 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Inclusivity in the University: Examining Affirmative Action

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Amidst the current backlash against affirmative action policies in universities all across the nation, George Mason professor Amaka Okechukwu documents the challenges affirmative action policies face in today’s political climate. In To Fulfill These Rights: Political Struggle Over Affirmative Action and Open Admissions, Okechukwu provides context for the current battle to protect affirmative action, analyzes conservative messages and tactics against it, and gives a voice to the students and activists working hard to fight for inclusive policies.

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Amaka Okechukwu

Amaka Okechukwu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University. She is a scholar of race, social movements, and urban sociology and her work appears in academic publications such as City & Community, Research in Social Movements... Read More →