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Kai Wright, "The United States of Anxiety: Building a Multiracial Democracy in 2020"

January 27, 2020 - 7:00pm
Levitt Center for University Advancement

Live taping of Kai Wright’s WNYC podcast: The United States of Anxiety: Building a Multiracial Democracy in 2020. Kai Wright will discuss how our unfinished history related to race has a grip on our future. Guests: Leslie Schwalm, professor and chair of UI Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies will discuss her research related to reconstruction in Iowa. Rev. Abraham Funchess, Human Rights Director, City of Waterloo; Deidre DeJear (who ran for Secretary of State in Iowa) and Joe Henry, Political Director for the League of United Latin American Citizens in Iowa.