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Sadie T.M. Alexander: Safeguarding Democracy – Race, Economic Uncertainty and the Rule of Law

November 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“Democracy must be defended today, at any cost. Tomorrow, when the principles which we can defend today have been passed into the hands of a totalitarian state, will be too late,” said our nation’s first Black economist, Sadie T.M. Alexander, in 1939.

Nina Banks, Associate Professor of Economics and an affiliate of Women’s and Gender Studes and Critical Black Studies at Bucknell University, discusses Alexander’s analysis of the rise in fascism and racial demagoguery in the U.S. during the 1930s..

Sponsored by the Economics Department, The Marshall Center for Social Justice and Community Impact and the Provost Office.

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Venue

Mary Lyon Hall – Holman Room
Norton, 02766 United States
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Organizer

Economics Department
Phone:
508-286-3665
Email:
wyss_brenda@wheatoncollege.edu