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African-American History Seminar: Skin Color

Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) Medical Center
Friday, February 22, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Seminar on Skin Color: Pressure and Challenges from within the Diaspora

"The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice" (Source unknown)

“If you’re white, you’re right; If you’re yellow, you’re mellow; If you’re red, your dead; If you’re brown, stick around; And if you’re black, get back” .(Source unknown)

The session will feature the documentary A Question of Color which confronts the disturbing feelings many African Americans harbor about themselves and their appearance. The discussion leader is Natalie Cort, research fellow and instructor of psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry.

Sponsored by the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester; Center for Advoccy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED); and Student National Medical Association (SNMA).