Ford School graduate students prompt discourse on race in video

May 18, 2015

“Walking the Line of Blackness,” a 20-minute video created by and featuring graduate students from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, puts their direct, personal experiences with racism in focus.  Their intent is to contribute to the national discourse about race, here and throughout academia in the U.S.

“I’m proud of the students who created this film,” said Ford School Dean Susan M. Collins. “They bravely share deeply personal, often painful experiences. My hope is that their courage helps others understand and address issues around race in the United States.”

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