WhenWednesday, July 1, 2020 -
Dying While Black and COVID-19: Why Racial Hierarchy of the United States Legal System Will Not Address the Intergenerational Impact of Slavery, Segregation, and Racism
July 1, 2020
Professor Emerita of Law @University of Dayton, Ohio School of Law
Professor Emerita Vernellia Randall was born over 70 years ago in Gladewater, Texas. Raised by her father in difficult circumstances in Muleshoe, Texas, Prof. Randall attended the two-room colored school and graduated from a segregated school in Amarillo. Starting a career in health care as a nurse and family nurse practitioner. She has been a Professor of Nursing, Community Health, Medicine, and Law. During her 27 years at the University of Dayton, Prof. Randall taught a wide variety of courses including American Health Care Law and Race and Racism in American Law. Prof. Randall is a world-renowned expert in race, racism, and the law. She is highly sought after as a public speaker and has been published widely. She is a recipient of the Chairman’s Ward from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and has been honored by a Commendation from the Ohio House of Representatives. Her website Racism.org has been on the web since 1995 and her latest book is Dying While Black.