Expert examines structural racism

McGhee speaking
McGhee speaking

Heather McGhee, visiting lecturer in urban studies at the City University of New York, discussed themes from her new book “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” March 29 at McMurtry Auditorium. The renowned public policy expert examined structural racism as the driver of inequality — not just for people of color, but for everyone.

The event was sponsored by the Office of the President; the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Will Rice College; the Center for African and African American Studies; the Center for Civic Leadership; the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning; and the School of Social Sciences.

(Photo by Jeff Fitlow)