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Combating Hate and Bias Recap: Sexism, Misogyny, and Politics

The fifth panel in the Combating Hate and Bias Conference focused on sexism, misogyny, and politics. The panel included Nicki Washington, Cue Family Professor of the Practice, Computer Science and Gender, Sexuality, & Feminist Studies at Duke University; Director, Alliance for Identity-Inclusive Computing Education (AiiCE) and Selma Newbill, MPP Candidate at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and…

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Combating Hate and Bias Recap: Hate and Bias Toward the LGBTQ+ Community in Contemporary Politics

Panel 4 of the Combating Hate and Bias conference focused on hate and bias towards the LGBTQ+ community in contemporary politics. Panelists included Angel Collie, Director of the Duke Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity; Sara LeGrand, Associate Research Professor, Duke Global Health Institute and Center for Health Policy…

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Combating Hate and Bias Recap: Fighting Racism, Hate, and Bias at the State and Local Levels

The second panel in the Combating Hate & Bias conference explored how hate, bias, and racism challenge state and local communities. Speakers from academia and state government offered insights into the ways in which communities are fighting for a future that is free of racial discrimination, violence, and oppression.

The panel featured North Carolina State Senator Jay Chaudhuri and Eileen Chow Associate Professor of the Practice in Chinese and Japanese Cultural Studies…

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Combating Hate And Bias Recap: Antisemitism, Islamophobia, And Religious Oppression In 21st Century Politics

The closing event of the Combating Hate and Bias Conference featured keynote speakers Ana Navarro and Bakari Sellers. Navarro is a GOP strategist, political contributor to CNN and Telemundo, and the Co-Host of ABC’s The View. Sellers is an accomplished political analyst and a former Representative for South Carolina…

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Combating Hate And Bias Recap: Hate, Bias, And Racism In Today’s Political And Civic Space

The first panel of the Combating Hate and Bias Conference explored hate, bias, and racism in today’s political and civic space. The panel was moderated by Conference Chair Abdullah Antepli and included Robin Kirk, Co-Director of the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute; S. Charmaine McKissick-Melton, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mass Communication at North Carolina Central University; Johnathan Smith, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division at U.S. Department of Justice; and Meredith Weisel, Regional Director of ADL Washington D.C….

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Professor Asher Hildebrand on NC’s Governor’s Race and What it Means for Biden, Vanity Fair

Professor Asher Hildebrand argues in Vanity Fair that, “If Democrats don’t hold onto the governorship and cut into the GOP’s supermajority in the legislature, it’s going to… Continue Reading Professor Asher Hildebrand on NC’s Governor’s Race and What it Means for Biden, Vanity Fair

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Professor Mallory SoRelle on the Supreme Court Ruling Against Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan, 3Streams

Professor Mallory SoRelle described the financial effects of the Supreme Court decision to block the President’s student debt cancellation plan, noting the “pernicious effect” this has… Continue Reading Professor Mallory SoRelle on the Supreme Court Ruling Against Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan, 3Streams

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Professor Abdullah Antepli Appointed Associate VP and Associate Vice Provost for Community-Engaged Research and Teaching with DCA

Professor Abdullah Antepli has been appointed Associate Vice President and Associate Vice Provost for Community-Engaged Research and Teaching with Duke’s Office of Durham & Community Affairs.… Continue Reading Professor Abdullah Antepli Appointed Associate VP and Associate Vice Provost for Community-Engaged Research and Teaching with DCA

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Professor Asher Hildebrand on NC Citizen and Democracy Initiatives and Partisan Gerrymandering, Chapelboro

Professor Asher Hildebrand tells This Morning with Aaron Keck that North Carolina needs to “ensure the engine of our democracy is working,” before his virtual… Continue Reading Professor Asher Hildebrand on NC Citizen and Democracy Initiatives and Partisan Gerrymandering, Chapelboro

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Professor Frank Bruni and Asher Hildebrand on Gerrymandering and the Political Landscape in North Carolina, The New York Times

Professor Frank Bruni argues the purple state of North Carolina won’t stop “extremism” in “Republicans Are Running Wild in My State.” With a recent switch… Continue Reading Professor Frank Bruni and Asher Hildebrand on Gerrymandering and the Political Landscape in North Carolina, The New York Times

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Professor Mac McCorkle on the 2020 Presidential Election Campaign, The Washington Examiner

Professor Mac McCorkle argues to The Washington Examiner that Biden’s trip to a semiconductor manufacturer in Durham, North Carolina, was not “buried” by speculations of Trumps imminent indictment. However,… Continue Reading Professor Mac McCorkle on the 2020 Presidential Election Campaign, The Washington Examiner

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Professor David Schanzer on the Pentagon Document Leak and its Effect on the War Effort in Ukraine, CBS17

Professor David Schanzer tells CBS17 that Ukraine and its allies will have to pivot their strategy after documents were leaked from the Pentagon. He argues that the potential consequences… Continue Reading Professor David Schanzer on the Pentagon Document Leak and its Effect on the War Effort in Ukraine, CBS17

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Professor Asher Hildebrand on “Effective Members of Congress” and U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, CBS17

Professor Asher Hildebrand argues that the Center for Effective Lawmaking’s report on effective members of Congress fails to capture the whole picture: “Those are important things, but… Continue Reading Professor Asher Hildebrand on “Effective Members of Congress” and U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, CBS17

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Congressman David Price Appointed to the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges

Polis Distinguished Fellow Congressman David Price was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges.  His appointment coincides with the passing of… Continue Reading Congressman David Price Appointed to the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges

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Professor Mac McCorkle on Republican Supermajority after NC Rep. Cotham Switches Parties, ABC News

North Carolina State Representative Tricia Cotham announced that she will be flipping parties on Wednesday, giving Republicans a supermajority and the ability to override a veto… Continue Reading Professor Mac McCorkle on Republican Supermajority after NC Rep. Cotham Switches Parties, ABC News

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Professor Nick Carnes on His New Book: “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Chapelboro

In Chapelboro 97.9 The Hill, Professor Nick Carnes and Lilly Goren discuss their new book, “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Carnes was inspired from twitter threads of “brilliant group of… Continue Reading Professor Nick Carnes on His New Book: “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Chapelboro

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Sanford Professor Carolyn Barnes Elected to National Academy of Social Insurance, GlobeNewsWire

Sanford faculty member Carolyn Barnes was recently elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance for her research that explores the social and political implications of… Continue Reading Sanford Professor Carolyn Barnes Elected to National Academy of Social Insurance, GlobeNewsWire

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