2018-05-15 20:28:46

A Conversation About Hate - Side B


Saul Williams performs his poem "Colton as Cotton," then co-hosts Rosario Dawson and Erica Williams Simon continue the conversation about hate, with guests including scholar and peace-promoter Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development and the Director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll; Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, the Founder and CEO of DREAMers Roadmap, a mobile app platform that helps undocumented students navigate the necessary resources to access higher education; media personality, writer, speaker and civil rights activist Ashlee Marie Preston, who hosts the podcast/vodcast entitled "Shook with Ashlee Marie Preston," which examines news, politics, entertainment and pop culture through a social justice lens; and Tracy Broughton, who was crowned Ms. America 2011 after overcoming numerous obstacles in her life, including being abducted as a small girl, losing her mother to cancer, spending more than a decade in a wheelchair, then raising two children as a single mother who was also modeling, working with charities, and running a legal aid business. Saul Williams is a writer, musician, and actor who co-wrote and starred in the 1998 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Cannes Caméra D’or winner Slam.

Watch the first half of this "Conversation About Hate" here.

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