Race Amity Lecture and Media Presentation
Tuesday, March 307:00—8:30 PMOnlineGoodnow Library21 Concord Rd, Sudbury, MA, 01776
The Goodnow Library Sudbury CARES Series and the Sudbury Community for Racial and Social Justice invite you to hear the powerful and uplifting Race Amity presentation by award-winning Race Relations Media Producer, Writer, Author and Documentarian William H. Smith, E.D., including a Zoom presentation of WGBH’s powerful documentary series “American Stories: Race Amity and The Other Tradition.”
William H. Smith, E.D. is the Executive Producer and Senior Writer of public television documentary An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition and co-author of its companion book Race Amity: America’s Other Tradition. He is the founding Executive Director of the National Center for Race Amity and recipient of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Award. Sudbury residents will also recognize him as the former principal of the Curtis Middle School.
This presentation will include a brief introduction to the film by Dr. William H. Smith (creator, executive producer, and writer of the series), a reading from the book “Race Amity: A Primer on America’s Other Tradition,” a viewing of the film “Race Amity: America’s Other Tradition,” a commentary by Dr. Smith, and a Q&A Session. Register here!
By sharing healing, inspirational stories of the power of race amity, the documentary explores the moral counterweights to the tradition of racism in America and how we can move together towards unity and love. Created by WHS Media Productions LLC, the film discusses the “better in us” perspective needed in the current climate of disunity across racial, religious, and political lines.
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