Identity Construction in Black Culture
Topic: Identity Construction in Black Culture
Presenters: Sydnae Law, Manager, Acute and Chronic Care Community and Shalace Gregg, Program Manager; Ventures, Initiatives and Partnerships
Overview: This session will examine the stereotypes around black culture. We will discuss the difficulty of navigating cultural barriers and the double-edged sword of assimilation. Topics covered will be: Identity construction, cultural competency, discrimination, black culture, light skin privilege and colorism.