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October 2021

Unpacking Critical Race Theory with Dr. Rashad Shabazz

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AZ United States
FREE

The media and the public are abuzz on the topic of critical race theory (CRT). But why now? The concept known as critical race theory has been around for decades. Critics argue that CRT fosters divisions among groups of people. Proponents assert that CRT addresses racial inequalities. What exactly is critical race theory? How did this academic theory born in the 1970s become so widely known today? How does a critical race theory lens impact the way people learn and…

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December 2021

State of Water: Looking Toward an Uncertain Future with Joanna Allhands

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Does Arizona have enough water? How concerned should we be about the state’s dwindling water supply? In this 60-minute session, we’ll discuss where our water comes from, what’s threatening those supplies, and what you and the wider state can do to prepare for a hotter, drier future. Water policy is complex, but the goal is to break down the basics into understandable bites – and perhaps dispel a few myths along the way. This program is hosted by Arizona Humanities…

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January 2022

Petitioning for Freedom: Habeas Corpus in the American West with Dr. Katrina Jagodinsky

January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Throughout history the U.S. legal system has controlled and regulated the lives of people in marginalized communities. Perhaps less known is that some people were able to successfully challenge these injustices using the very same legal system. Petitioners have opposed enslavement, deportation, federal Indian agents and much more, using the constitutional protection of habeas corpus. What is habeas corpus? How did Black, Indigenous, and immigrant petitioners in the American West, including Arizona, effectively use this legal right in the 19th…

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Petitioning for Freedom: Habeas Corpus in the American West with Dr. Katrina Jagodinksy

January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Throughout history the U.S. legal system has controlled and regulated the lives of people in marginalized communities. Perhaps less known is that some people were able to successfully challenge these injustices using the very same legal system. Petitioners have opposed enslavement, deportation, federal Indian agents and much more, using the constitutional protection of habeas corpus. What is habeas corpus? How did Black, Indigenous, and immigrant petitioners in the American West, including Arizona, effectively use this legal right in the 19th…

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