RACE 2012 AM


May
10
2013

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  • Host Department: Theme Semester
  • Date: 05/10/2013
  • Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: U-M Detroit Center, Orchestra Place, 3663 Woodward Avenue, Suite 150, Detroit, Michigan 48201-2430

  • Description:

    The 9:00 AM screening is for Detroit High School students. Contact the U-M Detroit Center for more information. The PBS documentary, RACE 2012, will be shown. Following the screening, panelists moderated by Detroit Center director Addell Austin Anderson will engage audience members in a dialogue regarding the future role of racial/ethnic politics in the U.S. RACE 2012 uses the current presidential election as a lens through which to view America's racial landscape. The program delves into immigrants' reshaping of the American electoral landscape, white voters' reaction to their declining numbers and diminished influence, and the economic imbalance between races that may affect America's political future (for more information, go to: http://www.pbs.org/programs/race-2012/).