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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Facing Race 2012: "Culture Trumps Politics: Or Does It?"


José Antonio Vargas, undocumented and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting, explains about the natural border of the Atlantic Ocean, and how Europeans crossed that border and arrived with no documentation, on Indigenous Native American land.

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Moderator: Rinku Sen, Applied Research Center | Colorlines.com arc.org

Panelists: 

José Antonio Vargas, DefineAmerican http://defineamerican.com

Negin Farsad, comedian http://neginfarsad.com

Jeff Chang, writer http://cantstopwontstop.com

Lolis Eric Elie, HBO's Treme http://loliselie.com

filmed Saturday November 17 in Baltimore, MD at the Facing Race 2012 Conference. http://arc.org/facingrace

"When political times get hard, creative people turn to influencing the way race is lived instead of the way it is legislated. This session will focus on the relationship between cultural and political change, from the perspective of the nation's leading artists."