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Beth Richie Moderates Segment at Panel Held at Wake Forest University

Jan 08, 2016

Beth Richie, LAS professor in the Criminal Justice and Gender and Women’s Studies departments, was quoted in a November 19, 2015 Indian Country Today Media Network article entitled “White House Focuses on Women and Girls of Color at Wake Forest University.” The article discusses a recent day-long national forum held at Wake Forest, called “Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color,” of which Richie was a part, serving as a moderator for a segment titled “When Violence Strikes.” The article notes:

“ ‘Girls and women and color face persistent and profound violence that is both institutional and interpersonal,’ said segment Moderator Beth Richie of the University of Illinois at Chicago. ‘Violence provides a lens through which to talk about broader categories of inequality and injustice.’ ”

To read the full article, visit the Indian Country Today Media Network’s site here.