Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Race Talks: Opportunities for Dialogue

The Color of Fear (Part III): What It’s Like to Be Gay

Kennedy School - Gymnasium

6 pm doors; 7 pm event

Free

Minor with parent or guardian

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About The Color of Fear (Part III): What It’s Like to Be Gay

The Color of Fear (Part III): What It’s Like to Be Gay

In 1995, The Oprah Winfrey Show featured Lee Mun Wah and his groundbreaking film The Color of Fear, which gives an in-depth look into the state of race in America. In the era of Black Lives Matter, Gay Pride and chants of “Send them back,” with the urgency for racial reconciliation heightened, the film’s commentary is just as poignant today as it was 25 years ago. Join Race Talks as we explore this 3-part documentary series, September-November of 2019.

Part III: What It’s Like to Be Gay

The Color of Fear III is an intimate conversation on the issues of what it is to be gay in this society and the impact it has on the men’s sense of safety and identity. Through their personal stories and interactions, we have a glimpse into the fears, the stereotypes, and moral issues that are dividing and confronting us today.

About Race Talks: Opportunities for Dialogue

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Race Talks: Opportunities for Dialogue

This series deals with race in Oregon, both historically and up to the present time, to provide learning experiences that support the development of racial identity and sensitivity.

Each month, Kennedy School hosts a presentation on a different topic of ethnicity and racial elements in Oregon history, given by educators and/or experts in the topic at hand. The aim is to provide educational and learning experiences that support the development of intercultural sensitivity and racial identity.

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