Thursday, February 15, 2018
TITLE > Lessons in Diversity
Herman Boone, 1970's football coach at T.C. Williams High
School in Alexandria, VA, was one of the first coaches to take a racially
integrated team to a state championship title, a story made famous in the film
"Remember the Titans." As a coach, Boone himself faced racial stereotypes, as
men of color became new to coaching roles. Herman Boone continues to share his
love for athletics and sportsmanship with audiences across the country, however
his passion for racial equality and lessons in diversity have quickly become
his focus. With a focus on positivity and inclusiveness, Boone challenges
audiences to resist racial stereotyping and see every individual for their true
$8 General Public
$6 UW System Faculty/Staff • Age 62 & Over
$4 UW System Student • Age 17 & Under
Student tickets are $2 until the day of the event
All seats are general admission
A typical Forum program includes a 60-minute lecture and a 30-minute question-and-answer session, followed by an informal open reception. The reception for this event will take place in the Dakota Ballroom, Davies Center 340. Books will be sold by the University Bookstore for signing by the speaker during the reception.
This event will be signed for the deaf and hard of hearing. Assistive listening devices and large-print programs are also available upon request.
The Forum is funded by the students of the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire.
Wisconsin Public Radio and WHYS Radio have contributed generous promotional support.