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SP2 Presents: Discussions on Prejudice, Privilege, and Policing in a Post-Ferguson Society 2015-04-17 18:00:00 2015-04-17 20:00:00 America/New_York Stiteler Hall – Room B6
Apr 17
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SP2 Presents: Discussions on Prejudice, Privilege, and Policing in a Post-Ferguson Society

06:00PM - 08:00PM

Stiteler Hall – Room B6
208 South 37th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Session 2: “Race and Violence as Portrayed (and Perpetuated) by the Media”
Moderated by:

Dr. John L. Jackson, Jr.
Dean, School of Social Policy & Practice
Richard Perry University Professor
Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) Professor

Panelists include:

Dr. Khadijah White
Assistant Professor Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University
Dr. Kathryn Smith Pyle
Documentary Filmmaker
Sara Lomax-Reese
President and General Manager, WURD Radio, LLC

This event is free and open to the public!

Please note these discussions are not about Ferguson the incident, but rather the ongoing systems and occurrences of injustice primarily on the basis of race. Please come out and join the discussion no matter which of the many sides of the argument you may fall.

If you have any questions please contact Tim Wortham at worthamt@sp2.upenn.edu.

Friday, April 17, 2015
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Stitler Hall, Room B6
208 S. 37th Street
Philadelphia, PA

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