To close out the morning session of “Vision & Justice” on Friday, April 26, Robin Bernstein moderates a discussion with the young activists Yara Shahidi and Naomi Wadler about civic engagement and the difficult realities of black childhood. The two-day creative convening considered the role of the arts in understanding the nexus of art, race, and justice.
Robin Bernstein, Dillon Professor of American History and professor of African and African American studies and of studies of women, gender, & sexuality, Harvard University
Yara Shahidi, actor, Black-ish and Grown-ish; activist; founder, Eighteen x 18
Naomi Wadler, activist
Introduced by Claudine Gay, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University