From Professor Bernadette Atuahene
Chicago-Kent Documentary Film Series on Race
In an effort to have meaningful discussions about race, join faculty, students and alumni in film screenings followed by discussion.
February 20: "A Class Apart"
10th floor event room, 6 p.m.
"A Class Apart" features the little-known story of the Mexican-American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.
March 26: "The House We Live In"
Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, 6 p.m.
"The House We Live In" is the final episode of "Race: The Power of an Illusion" and focuses on the ways institutions and policies advantage some groups at the expense of others.
April 22: "Raising Our Voices"
Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, noon
"Raising Our Voices" seeks to raise awareness about the increasing hate crimes and bias incidents affecting South Asian communities, especially in the late 1990s.