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Writing Injustice Series: Virtual Discussion with Filmmaker Lisa Cortés

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February 23, 2022 7:00 pm
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February 23, 2022 8:00 pm
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Through literature, film, and other media, the Writing Injustice Book Group invites the Guilford community to explore the issues of race and inequality that shape our history and our world. Conversations will be led and facilitated by Hazel V. Carby, the Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Professor Emeritus of American Studies at Yale University, and Donna Daniels, Ph.D., Vice President, Heron Foundation and Cultural Anthropologist.

Join us in February for a virtual discussion with Filmmaker Lisa Cortés on her documentary, All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020).

The Fall Discussion series focused on the creative responses of two novelists to government attempts to disenfranchise and dispossess peoples.

In anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY examines the often overlooked, yet insidious issue of voter suppression in the United States. The film interweaves personal experience with current activism and historical insight to expose a problem that has corrupted our democracy from the very beginning. With the perspective and expertise of Stacey Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, the documentary offers an insider’s look into laws and barriers to voting that most people don’t even know are a threat to their basic rights as citizens of the United States.

If you would like to arrange to view the documentary prior to the discussion, please contact the Reference Department at 203-453-8282 or email llyons@guilfordfreelibrary.org.

This series is sponsored by the Guilford Foundation.Guilford Fund logo

 

 

 

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Writing Injustice Film and Discussion: All In