An Elon Law audience of students and community members take part in philosophical conversations about race, justice and privilege during a panel discussion featuring prominent local voices in the Black Lives Matter movement.
The panel features:
Toussaint Romain, Assistant Public Defender, Charlotte/Mecklenburg County
Robert Randolph Jr., Lecturer and Director of the Writing Center, North Carolina A&T State University
The Rev. Donna Vanhook, Chair of the Alamance NAACP Criminal Justice Committee
Professor Steve Friedland, Associate Dean for Innovations in Engaged Learning, Professor of Law and Senior Scholar at Elon Law
Tiffany Atkins, a Legal Method and Communication Fellow at Elon Law, moderated the discussion. Her questions included how each panelist’s backgrounds have affected their viewpoints on the Black Lives Matter movement, and how the concept of race has led to the movement of Black Lives Matter.