This is a Space Café – “Special” For All Moonkind and SpaceWatch.Global’s webinar featuring global space experts on special topics.
Join the conversation about “Race in Space” – a conversation about equality and civil rights with diverse perspectives from within and outside the US space community.
Hosted by Michelle Hanlon, co-founder of For All Moonkind and Co-Director of the Center for Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law, this conversation on Race in Space features:
Jarard Williams: a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law will share his research in a presentation entitled “The Dark Star: Black Representation in Space.”
Yvette Butler: who is joining the law faculty at the University of Mississippi this summer will consider recent events, discuss how we got here, and more importantly, how to engage in the present moment to both assure a more equal future and prevent the extension of racism with humans into space.
Kevin Myrick: Co-Founder of Synergy Moon, an official Google Lunar Xprize team, will talk about how space can help race relations and promote equality and justice.
Each panelist will suggest specific actions that can be taken by individuals to combat systemic racism. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions
For All Moonkind is working to build the foundation upon which successful and sustainable human communities may thrive in space, starting with a recognition of human heritage in space, and a reconfirmation of all human rights in space.
SpaceWatch.Global is a Switzerland-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far reaching impact of the space sector.
This Space Café WebTalk will be conducted in English. Reserve your place today.