Join the discussion as Lux et Veritas considers ‘The History of Race in America’

February 12, 2021

Race and issues surrounding racism have come to the forefront in our daily news. How has racism evolved over time? Join Jackson College as it hosts another symposium in the Lux et Veritas series, “The History of Race in America,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 via Zoom.

Learn more from a panel of Jackson College faculty as they discuss the history of race, and join in a question-and-answer time. Panelists include:

  • Dr. David Smith, business instructor, will share “Early History of Racism and Taking Action,”
  • Mr. Anthony Stewart, instructor of criminal justice and social sciences, will share “Racism After the Civil War,” and,
  • Dr. Clevester Moten, public administration instructor, will share “Racism in the 1960s and Present Day.”

This will be a virtual forum with time for questions; college and community members are welcome to attend. Participate via Zoom by logging in to

About Lux et Veritas

Following high-profile events in the news, in politics and across the country on college campuses, Jackson College President Daniel J. Phelan called together a task force in 2017, Lux et Veritas, or light and truth.

Lux et Veritas members are called to promote an inclusive, civil, diverse and secure campus for all. Lux et Veritas symposia help build civility while enhancing the diversity of thought, philosophies, perspectives, world and political views.