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Great White Hoax: Screening & Discussion
October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
At Buffalo State, in Upton Hall 230 – Free Admission. The film is on Donald Trump and the politics of race and class in America; featuring Tim Wise; called “Timely and necessary” by Van Jones. The screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by Professor Dorothea Braemer featuring Professor Mike Niman and Community Activist and former Canisius College Professor Heron Simmonds. Sponsored by Buffalo State’s Communications Dept; and its Office of Equity and Campus Diversity, SURJ, and the WNY Peace Center. More below.
Great While Hoax and our ensuing discussion explore the weaponization of Racism, Class and Patriarchy in the 2016 election. This fast moving film explores the modern history of racist campaigns from Nixon and Reagan (“Make America Great Again”) to the present while discussing the challenges for the future. The film will be followed by a community discussion. This event is sponsored by the Buffalo State Communication Department, the Buffalo State Office of Equity and Campus Diversity, the Western New York Peace Center and Showing Up for Racial Justice – Buffalo Chapter. Dorothea Braemer, Heron Simmonds and Mike Niman will facilitate a community conversation after the film. Admission is free to the public.