Schedule of upcoming live streaming events
Robert Samuels is the co-author of His Name is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice and an award-winning Washington Post reporter. He shares the backstory of systemic racism in George Floyd's America, taking you inside his world and his family's lifetime of challenges that led up to his horrific death in Minneapolis. Through interviews with those who knew Floyd and an in-depth review of the Minneapolis police force, he paints a picture of Floyd the man, and the tragic circumstances surrounding the end of his life.
This presentation will spark discussions about the roots of racism, both past and present, and how one person can make a difference to create change.
Watch here or attend in person at Freeman Auditorium, Hetzel Union Building, Penn State University Park campus
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Joan Donovan, research director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University and author of “Meme Wars: The Untold Story of the Online Battles Upending Democracy in America,” will share insights into the communication, media and other strategies of groups like the Proud Boys.
Conversations with the President.