Detail of Alma Thomas artwork of an eclipse.

Our Mission

Our mission is to explore the history and legacy of race and racism in the United States and globally. We seek to spark positive social change and build a more equitable shared future through interdisciplinary scholarship, creative partnerships, dialogue, and engagement.

Looking up into the ceiling of the Arts and Industries Building

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a hopeful future for all people using history and reconciliation to contextualize and transform our understandings and responses to race and racism.