Black History Month: Honoring the Past, Remembering the Future
Of course, Black history shouldn’t just be a month-long nod on our yearly calendar — it is inextricable from American history and fundamental to the very soul of our nation and our past, present, and future. We’ve put together a collection of talks, podcasts, and interviews from Aspen Ideas speakers that celebrate Black joy, community, and genius while grappling with the indelible role of racism in our society.
Beauty: A Story of Who We Are
Jessica Cruel, Editor-in-Chief of Allure, discusses why certain beauty buzzwords are banned from the magazine, reflects on the evolution of the industry, and shares her vision...
America the Beautiful
Video — 50m 59s
Can Medicine Become More Equitable?
Video — 50m 2s
Can We Transcend Race While Fighting Racism?
Writer Thomas Chatterton Williams on the moment his understanding of race shifted and what we need to unlearn to be truly anti-racist.
Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future: How the Legacy of Slavery Still Shapes Us
Video — 21m 42s
Who Gets to Tell Our History?
When children see themselves and their communities mirrored in school curriculum, they learn better. But traditional curriculum situates people of the African Diaspora in a mi...
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