Is America Really Post-Racial? A Screening of "New Muslim Cool"
Featuring an interactive spoken word performance, film screening, and panel discussion, this event will examine the emerging worldview of a new generation of Americans.
After the screening of New Muslim Cool, Bakari Kitwana, author of The Hip-Hop Generation, will moderate a panel discussion. The panel will include Nura Maznavi, staff attorney from Muslim Advocates; filmmaker Jennifer Taylor; and independent hip-hop artist MC Hamza, who is the subject of the film.
Maryland Institute College of Art
1301 Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
The event is free and open to the public.
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