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Minorities in the United States

The third part of the "Human Diversity and Social Order Forum" — taking place from 7–9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, on the sixth floor of the Media Lab complex — will examine social suspension that is citizenship in America. While the law guarantees equality and protection of rights and opportunities, the underrepresented minority population of our imperfect melting pot continues to struggle for acceptance.

  • Chair: Willard R. Johnson, Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, MIT
  • Melissa Nobles, Professor of Political Science, MIT
  • Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education MIT, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Emma J. Teng, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature, MIT
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