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Dorothy E. Roberts wins Columbia's Mamie Phipps Clark and Kenneth B. Clark Distinguished Lecture Award

February 17, 2017
Dorothy E. Roberts


This Distinguished Lecture Award is in honor of psychologists and Columbia graduates Mamie Phipps Clark and Kenneth B. Clark. Findings from their pioneering experiments using dolls to study children's attitudes about race were instrumental in the Supreme Court case (Brown vs Board of Education) that determined de jure racial segregation in public education was unconstitutional.

The annual award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of a senior scholar in the area of race and justice. 

 

Click here for more information on the award.