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Book Discussion: How to a be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Presenter(s):
Facilitated by Fleurette King & Emily Ambrose
Description:
Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the journey, strategies and narratives of becoming an antiracist person. The discussion will focus on how both racist and antiracist strategies, definitions and actions are reflected in power, biology, ethnicity, body, culture, color and other topics. For more information about the book: https://www.oneworldlit.com/books/how-to-be-an-antiracist-hc

Biographies of Co-facilitation Team
Fleurette (Flo) King serves as Equity Educator in TILT and Undergraduate Affairs at Colorado State University, reporting to Vice Provost Kelly Long. In addition, King is non-tenure faculty who teaches in the Student Affairs/Higher Education (SAHE) program. Flo provides faculty-facing professional develop to assist with inclusive pedagogy and classroom management. King has been a diversity, equity, inclusion and justice advocate and educator for over 27 years in higher education. King's career journey includes full-time appointments at a variety of higher education institutions, including DePaul University, Princeton University, the University of Michigan, University of Connecticut, Loras College and others. King has completed a M.A. in sociology from DePaul University and a B.A. in sociology with a minor in ethnic studies from Bowling Green State University. Currently, Flo is pursuing a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership at Colorado State University. Flo enjoys short walks on the beach, racquetball, tennis, cycling, fishing, social movement history and documentaries. Fleurette pronounced like floretta. King uses any version of the following pronouns she/they/per.

Emily Ambrose, M.S. (she/hers), has dedicated over 15 years of her professional career and personal life to leadership development, training, facilitation, diversity, inclusion, and equity work. Currently and for over 12 years, Emily has been working at Colorado State University in the Lory Student Center/SLiCE office and guides in the Grand Canyon during the summer. With a passion for making the sometimes taboo topics accessible and relatable to all, Emily has worked closely with non-profits, outdoor industry companies, and presented at conferences on how to shift work culture and infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion into the workplace. Specifically focused on issues around the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community (LGBTQ), additional passion areas include sexism and sexual harassment, deconstructing racial bias, understanding white supremacy culture, and recognizing the interwoven nature of oppression. Emily lives in Fort Collins, Colorado and enjoys salsa dancing (pre-Pandemic), her community, her partner, and her three dogs.

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Dates and Times:
November 11, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu