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2018 Race & Pedagogy National Conference: Keynote Speakers

This guide is intended as a starting point for readings by keynote speakers featured at the 2018 Race and Pedagogy National Conference. Please note that some articles are restricted to users with a Puget Sound login. There are also conference related links and information about conference exhibits in the library. Direct questions about this guide to Lori Ricigliano.

Brian Cladoosby, Thursday, September 27, 7:00pm

Note: Cladoosby is pronounced “KLA-duhs-bee”

Meet Native America: Brian Cladoosby, Chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and President of the National Congress of American Indians. National Museum of the American Indian.

Cladoosby, Brian (Speepots). "Indian Country Leads National Movement to Knock Down Barriers to Oral Health Equity." American Journal Of Public Health 107, (June 2, 2017): S81-S84. (Puget Sound access only)

Cladoosby, Brian. "The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community's Approach to Governance and Intergovernmental Relations." Leading Native Nations interview series. Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy, The University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona. March 24, 2010. Interview with transcript

Eligon, John (June 11, 2018). "This Ruling Gives Us Hope: Supreme Court Sides with Tribe in Salmon Case."  New York Times.

Rodgers, Andrea; Cladoosby, Brian (June 2, 2016). "Clean water through agricultural accountability." Seattle Times.

Jeff Chang, Friday, September 28, 8:00am


America wiped out years of progress. Let's have 'the race conversation' for real this time. The Guardian, November 29, 2014..

From Basquiat to Jay Z: how the art world came to fully embrace hip-hop. The Guardian, January 15, 2015.

The Ruins of the Culture Wars, excerpt of :"Who We Be." Walker Magazine, November 10, 2014.

'Stakes is High'. Nation. 276, 2, 17-21, Jan. 13, 2003. Note: Requires Puget Sound Login

Culture Before Politics. American Prospect. 22, 1, 27-29, Jan. 2011. Note: Requires Puget Sound Login

Valerie B. Jarrett, Friday September 28, 4:30pm

Jarrett, Valerie. 1997. "Commentary on the Question of Incentives." In Dilemmas of urban economic development: Issues in theory and practice, 46-48. Urban Affairs Annual Reviews, vol. 47., 1997.  Print Books  HT108 .U7 v.47  

Jarrett, Valerie. 2009-2016. White House blog posts.

Jarrett, Valerie. 2012. "The Affordable Care Act: Making A Difference for African-Americans." Sun Reporter, Mar 22, 2. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie. 2013. "Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. with our Lives." Mississippi Link, Apr, 7. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie. 2013. "Putting an End to Abuse." Essence, 10, 90, 28 (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie. 2014. "Champion of African-American History: Carter G. Woodson." Sun Reporter, Feb 13, 5. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie. 2015. "The Push for Paid Leave." Essence, 09, 94. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie. 2016. "Statement from the White House on Equal Employment." South Florida Times, Oct, 1. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Jarrett, Valerie and Jason Furman. 2014. "Taking Action on Workplace Equality; Barring Discrimination on the Job because of Sexual Orientation is Good for Business." Wall Street Journal (Online), Jul 23. (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

White House Council on Women and Girls (U.S.). 2014. Women and Girls of Color : Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity. Washington D.C.: White House Council on Women and Girls. (Note: Valerie Jarrett and Christina Tchen co-authors).

Alicia Garza & Patrisse Cullors, Saturday, September 29, 8:30am

Garza, A. (2015, Feb 09). Guest commentary: Protesters were exposing nation's deep-seated racism. Oakland Tribune (Puget Sound access only)

A Herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by Alicia Garza Feminist Wire, October 7, 2014

Where the leadership of Black Women can take us, Nation, February 26, 2015.

Garza, Alicia. 2016. "Put Race at the Center." Nation 303, no. 5/6: 13-14 (Note: requires Puget Sound login)

Cannick, Jasmyne A. and Patrisse Cullors. 2018. "Why Stephon Clark's Killing is A Wake Up Call regarding Independent Civilian Oversight of Police Departments." Sun Reporter, Apr 05, 1-1,4. (Puget Sound access only)

Khan-Cullors, Patrisse. 2018. "STRENGTH of a WOMAN." Essence, 02, 96-99. Includes an excerpt from the author's book When They call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir (Puget Sound access only)