Is the US Ready for a National Racial Reckoning?


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Barbara Lee
Melissa Harris-Perry
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project

Join the Institute of Politics and Institutional Antiracism and Accountability (IARA) Project at the Ash Center for a virtual JFK Jr. Forum discussion with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Professor Melissa Harris-Perry.

This discussion serves as a kickoff keynote for IARA's annual Truth and Transformation conference, which this year is examining how reparative practices, truth commissions, and institutional reckoning with structural oppression provide ways forward for equitable change. The conference is free and open to the public but does require additional registration to attend at

Please click here to RSVP for the virtual discussion.