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The Talk: Titans Share Their Journey Toward Anti-Racism

CSUF launches ‘The Talk’ video series during Social Justice Week events that culminate in a keynote conversation with W. Kamau Bell
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Fourteen Cal State Fullerton Titans tell their personal stories of anti-racism in a new video series named for the conversation about race and anti-Blackness that, unfortunately, people in the Black community are compelled to have with their loved ones — “The Talk.”

The recently launched series is the topic of a March 18 panel discussion about race and anti-Blackness and about inspiring change. The 10 a.m. panel talk is part of the university’s week-long, virtual Social Justice Week. “The Talk” project is a collaboration between the university’s Strategic Communications and Brand Management department and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs. Register here for this event.

Comedian, host and executive producer of “United Shades of America,” W. Kamau Bell ends Social Justice Week events with a keynote address at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 19. Register here for this event.

For more details about Cal State Fullerton’s Social Justice Week, including a full schedule, registration and Zoom links, go to: http://together.fullerton.edu/socialjusticeweek/ Each session description includes notes on whether the discussion is open to the public, or only to students or faculty.

About Cal State Fullerton: The largest university in the CSU and the only campus in Orange County, Cal State Fullerton offers 110 degree programs, and Division 1 athletics. Recognized as a national model for supporting student success, CSUF excels with innovative, high-impact educational practices, including faculty-student collaborative research, study abroad and competitive internships. Our vibrant and diverse campus is a primary driver of workforce and economic development in the region. CSUF is a top public university known for its success in supporting first-generation and underrepresented students, and preparing all students to become leaders in the global marketplace. Our It Takes a Titan campaign, a five-year $200 million comprehensive fundraising initiative, prioritizes investments in academic innovation, student empowerment, campus transformation and community enrichment. Visit fullerton.edu.

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Media Contacts:

Cerise Valenzuela Metzger, Associate Director of Media Services, 657-278-4856, cmetzger@fullerton.edu.

Chi-Chung Keung, Director of Media Services, 657-278-8487, ckeung@fullerton.edu