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I Am America: This IS America

I Am America:  This IS America

Date:  February 24, 2021

Time:  10:30-11:30 AM

Featuring:

  • Ricky L Jones: Chair, Pan African Studies Dept., University of Louisville
  • Torie Weiston-Serdan: CEO, Youth Mentor Action Network
  • Shawn Dove: Founder, Corporation for Black Male Achievement

Moderator: Donald Lassere, President & CEO, Muhammad Ali Center

On the day of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, President Joe Biden (then President-Elect) stated in his address to the nation that “this was not America.” Join the Muhammad Ali Center and our esteemed panel on February 24 as we challenge this declaration.  Our panel will examine the deep historical role race and racism have played, and continue to play, in our political landscape and our country as a whole. Our panelists will discuss the importance of owning up to our history, and the dangers that occur when we fail to hold ourselves accountable.

Register for this program at www.alicenter.org/racial-justice

Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan

Dr. Ricky L Jones

Shawn Dove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • February 24, 2021 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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