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Do Empathy- Meltdown in Dixie
Thursday, October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
On Thursday, October 12, we will host two screenings of the short film, Meltdown in Dixie, a documentary that engages with the cross-section of community, politics, and race.
Participants are welcome to join through Zoom to watch the screenshared film, then participate or observe as our students generate discussion.
More about Meltdown in Dixie:
In the wake of the 2015 Charleston Massacre, a battle erupts in Orangeburg, South Carolina between the Sons of Confederate Veterans and an ice cream shop owner forced to fly the Confederate flag in his
parking lot. The film explores the broader role of Confederate symbolism in the 21st century and the
lingering racial oppression which symbols such as this help maintain.