Video: john a. powell lecture at Wayne State University
On November 13, 2012, at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan, john a. powell discussed and read from his book, Racing to Justice, touching on themes of the othering process, the unconscious as social, race as a practice of...
Video: Leading Towards Equity - Targeted Universalism: john a. powell
At a 2012 speaking engagement with the Oakland Unified School District, titled “Leading Towards Equity - Targeted Universalism,” john a. powell delves into the concept of targeted universalism and its importance. powell discusses why universal and...
Professor john a. powell Lecture on April 30th, 2012
On April 30, 2012, john a. powell gave a lecture on “Implicit Bias, Structural Marginalization, and Targeted Universalism” at The Denver Foundation. powell elucidated the differences between the conscious and unconscious minds; discussed the concepts...
Video: Clinton School Lecture Series presents... john a. powell
On March 30, 2012, john a. powell gave a lecture at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, as the Scholar in Residence in the area of race and equity. powell presented on targeted universalism as a programmatic and communication...
Video: Interview with Prof. john a. powell on Housing & Credit Inequality
On November 11, 2011, john a. powell was interviewed by New Economic Perspectives at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law about the financial crisis, America’s dual credit system, and the Occupy Wall Street movement. powell...
Video: Professor john a. powell At Fair Economy Summit
On September 10, 2011, at the Fair Economy Summit in Minneapolis, john a. powell addressed the problem of the concentration of power and wealth in corporate America. powell provided an overview of the coinciding history of the Gilded Age, Lochner era...
Video: john a. powell - Dance Like You Matter in an Intra-Related World | Bioneers
At the 2010 Bioneers National Conference, john a. powell presented his talk “Dance Like You Matter in an Intra-Related World.” powell introduced the concept of intraconnectedness, that is, the notion that we are ourselves transformed when we build...
Video: Structuralized Racialization: An Interview with Professor john powell
On August 26, 2010, at the Advancing Structural Equality Conference, sponsored by Action for a Better Community and the Rochester Initiative for Structural Equality (RISE), john a. powell presented a talk on “The Structure of Disparities.” powell...
Video: john a. powell's implicit bias presentation at the Momemtum 2009 Conference Pt.2
On September 7, 2009, at the TIDES Momentum Conference in San Francisco, john a. powell presented a talk on “Creating Momentum for Transformative Change: Addressing the Racialized Structure of Opportunity.” powell began his talk by sharing his...
Video: john a. powell's implicit bias presentation at the Momemtum 2009 Conference Pt.1
On September 7, 2009, at the TIDES Momentum Conference in San Francisco, john a. powell presented a talk on “Creating Momentum for Transformative Change: Addressing the Racialized Structure of Opportunity.” powell began his talk by sharing his...
Video: Outlook for an Obama Presidency by john a. powell
In November 2008, john a. powell, then Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, spoke about the “Outlook for an Obama Presidency.” powell remarked that the election of President...

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