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Race: The Power of an Illusion

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 4, 2018

Community Learning Series

at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
183 West Main Street, Westborough MA

Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Led by Rev. Jeff Goodrich & Rev. Kirsten Nelson-Roenfeldt

February 28th through April 4th

Race is one topic where we all think we’re experts. Yet ask 10 people to define race or name “the races,” and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. Few issues are characterized by more contradictory assumptions and myths, each voiced with absolute certainty. In producing this series, we felt it was important to go back to first principles and ask, What is this thing called “race”? – a question so basic it is rarely raised. — Larry Adelman Executive Producer

Wednesday, February 28th
Episode I – “The Difference Between Us”
Wednesday, March 7th
Wednesday, March 14th
Episode II – “The Story We Tell”
Wednesday, March 21st
Wednesday, March 28th
Episode III – “The House We Live In”
Wednesday, April 4th
The film runs 3 hours. We will divide it into ½ hour showings with ½ hour discussion periods each Wednesday for 6 weeks
The companion Web site for RACE—The Power of an Illusion (www.pbs.org/race) includes a wealth of interactive exercises and in-depth resources, including background articles, lesson plans, and links to related organizations.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
183 W. Main Street † Westborough, MA 01581 † 508.366.7095
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March 28
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
183 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581 United States
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