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To celebrate the launch of the new African American and African Diaspora Studies program at American University, professors James Peterson of Lehigh University and Ibram X. Kendi of American University explore how the drive to understand race and ethnicity in American society can help achieve social justice.

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Host: Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative

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"Risking it All: Children at the Border" (2014) 45min
6:30 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. screening; 8 p.m. discussion
Malsi Doyle-Michael Forman Theater (McKinley 201)
Free and open to the public. First come, first seated. 
Maria Elena Salinas travels to Central America and the US/Mexico border to explore why children are risking it all to cross the border. In El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, …more

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Host: School of Communication

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"Documented" (2013) 90min
7 p.m. screening
Malsi Doyle-Michael Forman Theater (McKinley 201)
Free and open to the public. First come, first seated.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas announced in 2011 via The New York Times Magazine that he was an undocumented immigrant. In Documented, he reflects on his travels as a child from the Philippines to the United States; his trials …more

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Host: School of Communication

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"Trails of Hope & Terror; preceded by On the Wall; The Wall"
7 p.m. screening
Malsi Doyle-Michael Forman Theater (McKinley 201)
Free and open to the public. First come, first seated.
Trails of Hope & Terror explores the historical and economic reasons for our current immigration crisis and how politicians have used this issue to get elected. Documentary covers stricter border agent …more

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Host: School of Communication

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