AD Talks in 1 minute: Systemic Racism in the Times of COVID-19

December 8, 2020

Check out the recap of the fifth session of the ADtalks, the Online Special Edition of the Atlantic Dialogues annual conference, on Systemic Racism in the Times of COVID-19

Omayra Issa
journalist, Radio-Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Emerging Leader)
Ana Barreto
Director of Programs, AfroResistance (Emerging Leader)
Alex T.Johnson
Chief of Staff, U.S. Helsinki Commission(Emerging Leader)
Tosin Durotoye
CEO and Primary Consultant, Conselia Advisory (Emerging Leader)


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