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Exploring the System of White Supremacy: The American LOWS A Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2020 has put a spotlight on racial disparities in America causing many to question, what is white supremacy, how did this evolution take place, and how do we move from here? Join us and the Association of African American Museums as we feature the new documentary The American Legacy of White Supremacy (LOWS).
After the screening, viewers can explore the concepts deeper through a panel discussion with some of the documentary’s creators and other leading scholars in critical race theory.
***This film might include strong images and language and may not be suitable for all audiences. VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED.***
The American Legacy of White Supremacy (LOWS) is an interview-based documentary that examines the global system of white supremacy and the evolution of that system in America. Interviewees include some of the nation’s top scholars, politicians, and authorities. Panelists will discuss how today’s racial dynamics are connected to the more overtly racist practices of the past.
• Jon West-Bey, Independent curator and museum consultant based in Washington D.C.
• Darnely Hodge, Jr. Award-winning producer, photojournalist, filmmaker, and video editor with more than twenty years of broadcast and production experience.
• Nkechi Taifa, Founder, Principal and CEO of The Taifa Group LLC, a social enterprise firm whose mission is to advance justice.
• Vedet Coleman-Robinson, Executive Director for the Association of African American Museums.
• Marvin-Alonzo Greer, Lead Historic Interpretation and Community Engagement Officer, M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, Natural and Historical Resources Division.
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