Presentations from Facing Race 2016
Join this panel discussion of artist and advocates as they share the way in which race and racial justice has showed up in comics and graphic novels and how racial justice advocates can and do use serial art and superheroes to build and advance their racial equity work. You'll meet The Opportunity Agenda's Helvetika Bold, who wields a Racism Decoder Ring. Regine Sawyer will share her phenomenal work and the struggles of publishing for women of color. Ivan Velez Jr will share his long history in the populating the comics world with multicultural characters and queer content. Envision with these creative minds a world where imagination, art and a passion for justice can truly save the day.Speakers: Jamila Brown, Regine Sawyer, Ivan Velez, Jr.
Presentations from Facing Race 2012
Whether it be from hip hop to film, the arts to education, or sports to criminal justice, this workshop explores the perspectives and work of those who are taking innovative approaches to the different challenges that face boys and men of color in our society. Moderated by ARC Research Director Dominique Apollon.Speakers: Jack DeJesus, Jamila Brown, Bayet Ross Smith