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I Am Not Your Negro: Film Viewing & Discussion
June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Dr. Neal Lester of Project Humanities in viewing this critically acclaimed film and discussing its relevance to our society. This will be held in the Sanctuary of First Church UCC.
• Who is James Baldwin and why are we just learning of his important “race work”?
•How do American race relations demonstrate an inextricable and undeniable connection between America’s past and present?
•How does the film become a manual of sorts on defining “whiteness” and white privilege?
•What is the role of place and place-making in Baldwin’s commentary on identity, individually and communally?
•To what extent does this documentary address systemic privilege intersectionally?