may, 2019

14may6:30 pm8:00 pmRace: The Power of an Illusion


Event Details

Join us for a screening and discussion of “Race: The Power of an Illusion,” a three-part PBS documentary about race in society, science, and history. Produced by California Newsreel.

March 12: “The Difference Between Us” – a survey of scientific findings that suggest the concept of race has no biological basis.

April 9: “The Story We Tell” – the historical context of race in North America, how the idea got started and how it took hold.

May 14: “The House We Live In” – how social institutions uphold racial differences by favoring select groups when it comes to housing, loans and other economic and social benefits, perpetuating inequalities 40 years after the Civil Rights Act proclaimed all Americans “equal.”


(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST


Linden Hills Library

2900 W. 43rd St., Minneapolis, MN, 55410