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African Americans Against the Bomb

Dr. Linda Marie Richards will lead a discussion about human rights and the 2017 UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. She will provide an update on the progress for the Treaty and share some of the arguments used in the past by leaders, including Indigenous and African American leaders, to "ban the bomb." Then she will open the space to facilitate conversation and listen to concerns among participants about social justice and the current nuclear arms race.

Richards, a historian of science, is currently working on her book manuscript, "Human Rights and Nuclear Wrongs." She is the Co-PI on the National Science Foundation grant, "Nuclear Environmantes and the Downwinders Case" and teaches for the School of History, Philosophy and Religion.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 4:00pm

The Valley Library, SCARC, 5th Floor
201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis, OR 97331

Event Type

Lecture or Presentation, Civic Engagement

Event Topic

Academic, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion


Community, Faculty and Staff, Student, Graduate, Undergraduate, Alumni



School of History, Philosophy, and Religion


Contact Name

Linda Marie Richards

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