America to Me, the epic 10-part series by Steve James, will culminate in a New York Times Race/Related Town Hall screening co-sponsored by the New York Times and MacArthur Foundation on Sunday, November 4 6-9PM.
The evening will include four panels:
The Lens of the Series
Moderated by John Eligon, New York Times
The Perspective of Black Educators
Moderated by LeeAndra Khan
Student Stories and Activism
Current OPRF students and Safe Activists
The Issue of White Privilege and How to Talk About Race
Jenny Socks Stezler
Moderated by Amanda Lewis (UIC professor and co-author of Despite the Best Intentions
Where are we now and how does the work continue?
Moderated by John Eligon
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