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Milwaukee Public Museum | Systems of Racial Violence: A Discussion Series

May 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This FREE two-part panel-discussion series will explore policy and racial justice movements in South Africa and the United States. Both discussions will be moderated by Dr. Robert S. Smith, Resident Historian of America’s Black Holocaust Museum.
Immediately following the discussions, MPM will host an optional Courageous Conversation facilitated by Wellness Coach Ambrose Wilson-Brown. This 60-minute free program will encourage individuals to react and process information presented in the panel discussion while expressing views openly and truthfully.
Session 1, May 27th, 2021 — “Evil Twins: Histories of Apartheid and Jim Crow”
This discussion will consider the uniqueness and similarities of Jim Crow and Apartheid. The panel includes experts who have studied and experienced both systems.
Panel Discussion: 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Courageous Conversation: 1:00–2:00 p.m.