Blue and Gold and Black and White

From the health disparities that COVID-19 has exposed in communities of color, to the killing of George Floyd that sparked nationwide protests, it has been a tragic and tumultuous year, prompting a reckoning with racial issues across the country, including at Notre Dame. In this episode of The Endless ConversationEmorja Roberson ’17MSM, a Ph.D. student in sacred music and host of the podcast Black@ND, speaks with poet Anthony Walton ’82, writer-in-residence at Bowdoin College and a frequent contributor to this magazine, and Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead ’93M.A., founding director of Loyola University Maryland’s Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice and the host of the radio show, Today with Dr. Kaye, about their experiences at Notre Dame and beyond, and the role the University can play in promoting peace and justice.

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