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Examining Racism as an Illness: Psychopathy and Sociopathy

Friday, September 17, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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UCSF Healthcare Advocates for Social Justice invite you to join us on Friday, September 17th at 12:00 PM for a discussion called “Examining Racism as Illness: Psychopathy and Sociopathy” via Zoom. The talk will feature San Francisco native, Dante King, a historian, scholar, Human Resources, Workforce & Organizational Development professional who specializes in the implementation of anti-racist practice, anti-racist organizational development and change, racial equity, racial repair, racial relief, and inclusion strategies.

Dante has a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies, with additional focuses in Women’s Studies and Sociology; a master's degree in Education, both from California State University, East Bay.  He also holds a Human Resources Management Certification from San Francisco State University, and has started doctoral work in the areas of Social Justice, Anti-Blackness, Whiteness, and White Supremacy Culture.

You can register for the talk here and learn more about Dante and his cause by going to  This lecture is free to attend but donations to the Black Employees Alliance (BAE) are strongly encouraged.

This event was planned by a diverse group of UCSF staff who organized in response to the ongoing racial injustices. The goal of the UCSF Healthcare Advocates for Social Justice monthly speaker series is to promote critical thinking and action around intersectional structures of power, privilege, and racial oppression in clinical care, education, and beyond. We will continue to highlight the efforts of community antiracism activists.

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Register for the talk here.