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Why National Policy Still Fails Black Women in the United States
October 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm$10
The Need for New Social and Public Policies
This course for those 50 and over will examine how the social and legal structural oppression of Black American women is perpetuated in America systematically and structurally. We will critically analyze how black women remain socially subjugated in spite of claims of gendered equality through the analysis of theoretical concepts associated with colonialism and imperialism.
Instructor Tanya Omolo is dual degree graduate student at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the School of Social Work at The University of Michigan. Her primary research and policy focus predominately concentrates on the intersection of gender, equity, and human rights for women in developing countries.
September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm