“Hate Crimes in the Heartland” screening and discussion | October 15, 2015

Oct 15, 2015
4pm - 6:30pm
CSRPC, 5733 South University Avenue

Hate Crimes in the Heartland is a feature documentary by Emmy Award winner Rachel Lyon. The film explores the national conversation on race through the lens of two distinct hate crimes that took place over 90 years apart - in Tulsa, Oklahoma. By chronicling this arc of history and exploring the collateral damage of hate crimes Heartland provides a context to America’s contentious relationship with its most provocative issues – race, media, crime and justice.  A panel discussion featuring Lyon will immediately following the screening.

Free and open to the public. 

Presented by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture in partnership with the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop, the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, Amnesty International USA, and the Ford Foundation’s JustFilms program. 

This event is wheelchair accessible. Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact CSRPC for assistance at 773.702.8063 or csrpc@uchicago.edu.