It was the late ’60s, and 10 college students wanted to challenge the racist norms they saw all around them. At the heart of their activism was a powerful declaration – one they were moved to place squarely on the jacket of their book.

“America Is a Racist Society!”

Now one of the authors of that book is working with a Chapman University professor and some reflective students to update the racial-justice narrative for a new generation. The result is an Honors course called “Race Matters: Institutional Racism in the US,” taught by Wilkinson College Professor Carmichael Peters and featuring the mentorship and teaching of university Trustee Andrew Horowitz.

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