Coalition for Justice will discuss ‘Woke’ and ‘Critical Race Theory’ at Albion library on Oct. 10

Posted 16 September 2022 at 8:12 pm

Press Release, Community Coalition for Justice

ALBION – As part of our ongoing discussion about racism and the division in this country, the Community Coalition for Justice brings a presentation entitled “Teaching U.S. History & Unpacking The Terms ‘Woke’ And ‘Critical Race Theory’” on Monday, Oct. 10, (Columbus Day) at Hoag Library from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

This presentation will include the showing of W. Kamau Bell’s “United Shades of America” on a July 7, 2022 episode entitled “The Woke War” and an interactive discussion lead by a panel of responders.

Kamau Bell has hosted the CNN series “United Shades of America” since 2016. Known as a comedian and political commentator, Bell tackles many very relevant and controversial issues around the country. In this episode, he travels to Arizona and “talks with parents and educators to hear both sides of CRT” and how it relates to the education of our youth.

The Community Coalition for Justice includes the Hoag Library, Albion Betterment Committee, Pullman Universalist Church, People Embracing Diversity and the Social Justice Committee.

The Coalition’s Co-chair Bob Golden also will be presented with an Orleans Hub “outstanding citizen” award for his efforts facilitating the discussions.