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Divides that Blind Us


Meet three very different authors with three very different perspectives as they discuss the racial, cultural and religious divides that are so destructive here and abroad.


Panelists
Carol Anderson

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She is the author of the New York Times best-seller "White Rage," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, "Bourgeois Radicals" and "Eyes off the Prize....

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Noa Baum

Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller, author and public speaker. Born and raised in Israel, Noa was an actress at Jerusalem Khan Theater, studied with Uta Hagen in NYC and holds an M.A. from NYU. Noa offers a unique combination of performance art and practical workshops that focus on the power of narrative to heal across the divides of identity....

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Luis Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea, 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is an acclaimed writer who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph....

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