Dr. Bentley-Edwards is standing before a microphone at the 2019 Color of Education Conference

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards

an interdisciplinary scholar on racism, gender, and culture

"Sociohistorical context matters. I wasn't born yesterday, and neither was racism. We have to understand how we got here in order to move forward."

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards standing with her arms open wide while giving a talk for TEDxDuke 2021. In the is the partial image that states, "What happened in the past determines what we accept as normal now."

"Black parents warn their children about stranger danger AND  for encounters with police, who may not see them as children, but as suspects."

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards

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Dr. Bentley-Edwards holding a microphone, speaking on racial equity and health at San Francisco MOAD 2018

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