University Life Forum: Black Lives Matter, Protest and Creating Change

June 11, 2020 - This virtual Columbia University community gathering focused on addressing racial injustice in our society and the ways in which we can individually and collectively achieve transformative change.

It featured the following experts from across Columbia University:

  • Jelani Cobb, Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism, Columbia School of Journalism
  • Courtney D. Cogburn, Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Robert Fullilove, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Medical Center, and Associate Dean, Community and Minority Affairs, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Frank Guridy, Associate Professor of History and of African American and African Diaspora Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Olatunde C. Johnson, Jerome B. Sherman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

The panel included Suzanne B. Goldberg, Executive Vice President for University Life, and Dennis Mitchell, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, who opened the forum.