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LIVE BLM: How Do We Create a New Reality Outside of Racism?
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July 1, 2020 7:30 pm
July 1, 2020 9:00 pm
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Cara Cruickshank
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6 Activists across the U.S. discuss topics related to #BlackLivesMatter, exploring the question: How Do We Create a New Reality Outside of Racism?
Round Table Conversation with: LATOYA FERNANDEZ (Toya Pyt Fernandez), Restorative Justice Coordinator, Founder of, Dean of Students at Downtown College Prep El Camino, District 3 Neighborhoods Commissions, Education Consultant, Public Speaker, Hip Hop/Spoken word artist in San Jose, CA; OMKARI WILLIAMS, Podcast Host of Stepping Into Truth: Conversations on Race, Gender, and Social Justice; and Certified Coach who works with ordinary people who see wrong in the world and want to make it right in Chicago, IL; RAVINA D. WADHWANI (Ravina Wadhwani), M. Ed, Mental Health Therapist & Poet in Long Beach, CA; JOE MELILLO (Joe Melillo): NPO Business Developer, Strategy Consultant and Collaborator for New York City Relief for the Homeless in Putnam County, NY; MILES ANANDA, Founder of AAPOTSS Creative Agency, Musician, Poet, Film Maker, Creator, and Activist in Los Angeles, California; JELANI IMAN: Artist in Los Angeles, California

Join host Cara Cruickshank in an in depth conversation on current events in Civil Rights activism across the U.S.

Essential Stories is an independent, grassroots docu-series and live round table series that gives a voice to people on the frontlines of our world's most pressing social issues.
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