Race in America: Then, Now, and Tomorrow


Contributed by Cynthia Henderson

On Thursday, April 10, there will be a screening of Barack Obama's recent speech on race relations, followed by a campuswide discussion, "Race in America: Then, Now, and Tomorrow." The event takes place at 4:30 p.m. in Textor 103.

Cynthia Henderson, associate professor of theatre arts, will moderate the open discussion, which will be based on Barack Obama's historic speech given March 18 in Philadelphia. That speech, entitled "A More Perfect Union," will be screened before the discussion.

The goal of this panel and discussion is to begin a healthy, truthful, and proactive discussion on race relations in our country. The panelists for this discussion will be:

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2008
Time: 4:306:00 p.m.
Location: Textor 103

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Equal Opportunity Compliance.