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Tarabu Betserai Kirkland and Mamie Lang Kirkland, Los Angeles, California (detail). 2017. (Photo: Kris Graves for the Equal Justice Initiative)

Race Forward on The Legacy of Lynching

August 20, 2017

2:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

In conjunction with the exhibition The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America, Race Forward presents a discussion on anti-black racism, white nationalism, intergenerational and historical trauma, and lynching as racial terror. This conversation is hosted by Nayantara Sen, Senior Trainer at Race Forward, and Akiba Solomon, Editorial Director of Colorlines. Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing racial justice through research, media, and practice. Colorlines is a daily news site where race matters.

Free with Museum admission.

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America is organized by the Brooklyn Museum and the Equal Justice Initiative with support from Google.