Common Ground with Jane Whitney Presents “Democracy In Color”

october, 2022

02oct3:00 pm4:30 pmFeaturedCommon Ground with Jane Whitney Presents "Democracy In Color"Wamogo Regional High School3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Wamogo Regional High School, 98 Wamogo Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759

Event Details

Although race and identity always have shaped U.S. politics, they reemerged five years ago in what was supposed to be Obama’s post-racial America with new intensity, a political pivot and the unapologetic driver of Donald Trump’s unexpected victory.

But the reenergized racial forces that propelled Trump to the White House did not spring out of a vacuum. The crowd-pleasing candidate merely marshaled spirits unleashed half a century ago in what was a culmination of the so-called “Southern strategy,” the Republicans’ to push race and identity to the political forefront. In its seventh show of the season, a panel of nationally known voices will discuss the role of race in American politics and how identity issues are shaping our daily lives.

Time

(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location

Wamogo Regional High School

98 Wamogo Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759

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