Monday, April 6, 2015

Event on 'The Delmar Divide' at WUSTL Law School

the Wash U Law School is hosting an event, The Delmar Divide, on Tuesday April 7th from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom in AB Hall.​

Please join us on Tuesday, April 7, 6:00-7:30pm, in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom for “The Delmar Divide:  St. Louis in Black and White.”  The event will feature a screening and panel discussion of the BBC film The Delmar Divide, which documents racial and economic segregation in St. Louis.   This event is part of the Ferguson-related programming that grew out of the Law School’s Ad Hoc Committee on Community Affairs.  Panelists for the event will include:

  • Clarissa Rile Hayward, WUSTL Associate Professor of Political Science and author of  How Americans Make Race: Stories, Institutions, Spaces (Cambridge University Press, 2013);
  • Chris Krehmeyer, WUSTL alum and President & CEO of Beyond Housing;
  • Sandra M. Moore, WashULaw alum and President of Urban Strategies;
  • Ryan Rippel, Senior Officer for CEO Initiatives at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and teacher of the WashULaw course, The Lawyer’s Role in Urban Revitalization: St. Louis as a Case Study; and
  • Romona Taylor Williams, Executive Director of Metro St. Louis Coalition for Inclusion and Equity (M-SLICE).  

Organized by Susan Appleton, Laura Rosenbury, and Fajer Saeed; sponsored by SBA, PSAB, BLSA, LSRJ, MELSA, WoC Law Society, OUTlaw, AILSA, ACS, EELS, NDRS, SALSA, Christian Legal Society, Immigration Law Society, International Law Society, WLC, SLAMSL, JD/MSW Society, and the Family Law Society.  Food (but not pizza!) will be served.