How to improve the way we think about race and civility

As part of the 2017 Black Arts Festival, Yale sociology prof Elijah Anderson will talk about what he calls the "cosmopolitan canopy," a potential island of mutual respect in a sea of segregation and animosity. A terrace reception follows his lecture on the racial divide and how we can build a more inclusive and diverse society.

Where: The Barnes at 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 19130

When: May 14, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much: $10 (students free)


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