As a scientist, Dr. T. Nathaniel Burbridge saw his mission as treating community instead of just individuals. April 11 is the anniversary of his most famous treatment -- the Auto Row demonstration that desegregated the entire automotive industry in 1964 and help lead to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Become a member of the Dr. T. Nathaniel Burbridge Center for Inclusive Innovation and participate in great scholarly programming like the 8-week series How to Do Equity beginning April 23
The fellow leaders of the United San Francisco Freedom Movement honor Dr. T. Nathaniel Burbridge, the San Francisco NAACP President who put his tenured professorship at UC-San Francisco at risk by going to jail in the largest civil rights victory in San Francisco history.
“The Vision of Dr. Thomas Nathaniel Burbridge: The Global Impact of the United San Francisco Freedom Movement begins the second annual How to Do Equity symposium of the Dr. T. Nathaniel Burbridge Center for Inclusive Innovation at 4 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Pacific on Saturday April 23. The theme is the Science of Fairness.
Pictured below is retired fifth grade New Jersey teacher, church pianist and poet Tamam Tracy Moncur with her children and grandchildren at the opening of Who Was Tracy Sims?, a ReUNION: Education-Arts-Heritage documentary about the 18-year-old Berkeley High School student who led the Ad Hoc Coalition to a March 6 victory at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco’s grandest, which caused the desegregation of all 37 major hotels in the city. As the newspaper headline states, the next target in the United San Francisco Freedom Movement was Auto Row, along Van Ness Avenue.
April 11 marked the beginning of the campaign, led by Dr. T. Nathaniel Burbridge, SF NAACP President. After a threat to demonstrate at car dealerships nationwide, not only the San Francisco dealerships, but the entire auto industry nationwide was desegregated..
Dr. Oba T’Shaka, the third key leader of the United San Francisco Freedom Movement, and president of San Francisco Congress of Racial Equality, joins Moncur and Wil T. Ussery, former national chair of CORE and co-chair of the Mobilization Committee for the Liberation of Southern Africa, in the discussion. It sets the stage for eight weeks of scientific discussions on
April 30– Fairness in Facilities
May 7– Fairness in Nutrition
May 14–Fairness in Economics featuring the release of Down But Not Out: State of Black Business, 19th edition
May 21–Fairness in Health
May 28 –Fairness in Policy
June 4 –Fairness in Data
June 11 –Fairness in Education/Mental Health