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A Conversation Worth Having: So You Want To Talk About Race

A Conversation Worth Having: Arkansas PBS presents “So You Want To Talk About Race” with Ijeoma Oluo and Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch

“If a conversation is hard, it’s probably one worth having.”

Join us for A Conversation Worth Having: a part of our Civil Rights & Social Change Collection.

Every Wednesday night at 7pm CST we screen a virtual collection of talks, podcasts, films and documentaries designed to educate, enlighten, and encourage empathy surrounding the struggles and hardships facing the African-American community. February’s lineup focuses on three moments from Arkansas’s black history often forgotten, and a special presentation with Arkansas PBS.

On Wednesday, February 10, CALS Ron Robinson Theater joins Arkansas PBS to present “So You Want To Talk About Race,” a conversation between New York Times best-selling author Ijeoma Oluo and Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch of Arkansas State University, recorded at the 2018 Arkansas Literary Festival. Dr. Branch will join founders of the Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement Kwami & Clarice Abdul-Bey for a LIVE discussion and Q&A following the screening. Viewers will also have the opportunity to contribute to the conversation and pose questions to the speakers during the broadcast, and a discussion guide is available from Arkansas PBS.

You can join us from anywhere around the world, as this is a virtual event: https://app.kosmi.io/room/s76t3n NOTE: Google Chrome is the best browser to use to stream this event. You can download this browser for free at www.google.com/chrome.

We hope you’ll join us for a chance to learn ALL February long!

Wednesday, February 3: The Elaine Massacre of 1919
Wednesday, February 10: Arkansas PBS presents: So You Want to Talk About Race
Wednesday, February 17: The Murder of Isadore Banks
Wednesday, February 24: Dream Land: Little Rock’s West 9th Street

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February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm