Higher education reporter Molly Minta sat down with Alluvial Collective’s executive director Von Gordon to discuss critical race theory. Gordon explained the core definition and historical context of the theory and how its concepts have shaped his personal life. Gordon concluded by giving recommendations for further reading that will help give insights around critical race theory and encouraged all to have meaningful conversations with those around them. Read more on the legislative coverage surrounding critical race theory.

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Editor-at-large Marshall Ramsey took the stage during the conversation to complete a live drawing that referenced a Wheel of Fortune puzzle and Gordon’s thorough answers.

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