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Racial Justice and Equity

In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please join Dean Ian Solomon for a Batten community reading and dialogue.

A new exhibit exploring the deep and complex history of Pavilion X, now home to Batten School Dean Ian Solomon and his family, will open to the public for the first time since its installation in December 2021.

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New evidence from a team of researchers, including Batten professor John Holbein, suggests that everyday racial discrimination is far more widespread than previous studies have indicated.

John Henry James

A UVA research team, including three Batten professors, uncovered a quantifiable relationship between Confederate memorials and the explicitly racist practice of lynching.

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A team of Batten and psychology researchers are bringing an empirical perspective to a national conversation.

Graphic by Macy Brandon

Through a new BattenX educational module, CEOs and nonprofit executives from across the globe are reckoning with systemic racism.

Wornie Reed, Ph.D., discusses the police use of force—both in general and against African Americans in particular—and the role of police union contracts in protecting police officers accused of misconduct, including the misuse of force.

A student films a staged traffic stop in front of the Rotunda as part of the Youth, Blue & U project designed to bring local youths and studentscloser to police officers. (Photos by Dan Addison, University Communications)

Police and students can learn from one another if they talk more, according to Batten's Brian N. Williams, an associate professor of public policy.

Please join Batten School Dean Ian Solomon as he marks Juneteenth (a day early) with reflection and celebration on Friday, June 18, from 10:30–11:30AM.