Saturday, November 11, 2017
WILL YET ANOTHER KANSAS CITY RACIAL CONVERSATION END THE CULTURE WAR???
Very smart Kansas City people with good intentions are slated to speak politely to one another in public on a topic that inspires 90% of all Internets hateration along with the vast majority of cable news controversy . . .
Checkit . . .
Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) presents a symposium on “Race, Place, & Diversity” to address the deeper systemic issues behind the turmoil from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, in various venues in the 18th & Vine District.
“KCFAA’s Symposium on Race, Place and Diversity is designed to create points of intersection and commonality while celebrating our uniqueness by bringing light to past transgressions through a series of workshops and discussions about how we got here in order to develop opportunities for greater understanding,” said panelist Tyrone Aiken, KCFAA chief artistic officer.
Check their website for more deets . . .
And so we ask . . .
WILL THIS KANSAS CITY TALK HELP TO HEAL THE INCREASINGLY DIVISIVE AMERICAN DISCOURSE?!?!
Sadly, most of the answers to the contrary might just confirm a growing partisan, cultural and demographic alienation that rivals the Vietnam era.
You decide . . .