When the gap between the haves and have-nots gets larger, one would think the have-nots would want more help, most likely in the form of government programs, to fight rising inequities. Not so, says Nate Kelly, assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Stephen Bright, one of the best known and well-respected human rights advocates in the country, will visit the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to talk about how poverty and race affect the criminal justice system.
“Poverty, Energy, and the Environment” is the theme of the final mini-summit looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this semester at UT Knoxville. Four events are planned as part of the mini-summit.
“Poverty and Health Care,” is the theme of a mini-summit to be held on March 31 at UT Knoxville. It is the second of three mini-summits looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this spring on campus.
UT students and staff are invited to submit their paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, films/videos, mixed media and installations for a juried exhibit to be held in conjunction with the “Poverty and Health Care” mini-summit to be held on March 31 at the Baker Center.
Nathan Kelly is not telling you to vote Democrat or Republican. But he can tell you what will happen economically either way. Your decision, he said, will have a significant impact on poverty and economic inequality. Kelly is an assistant professor of political science at UT Knoxville.
“The Long March,” an award-winning documentary on the American civil rights movement produced by three UT Knoxville graduates and overseen by a UT journalism professor, will air on East Tennessee Public Television (ETPtv) at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, and at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.