Presented by the Riley Institute and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) in partnership with South Carolina ETV
StraightTalk 2021 is a three-part series that will explore the continued impact of structural racism – the broad system of policies, practices, structures, and norms that perpetuate and reinforce racial inequities – in the United States and what we can do as a community and a country to create a more just society.
Heather McGhee, economic and social policy expert and author, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
Thelisha Eaddy, reporter for South Carolina Public Radio
Ken Peterson, Ph.D., vice president for academic affairs and provost and professor of economics
The Hon. Richard W. Riley, former U.S. secretary of education and former South Carolina governor
Lillian Brock Flemming, member of Greenville City Council
David Lominack, market president of South Carolina for TD Bank
*Due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the Upstate, the general public should access the event via Zoom webinar. To learn more and register, visit furman.edu/straight-talk.