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“Who We Are”: New Film Chronicles History of Racism in America Amid Growing Attack on Voting Rights

As the United States heads into the Martin Luther King Day vacation weekend, makes an attempt by Democrats to go main new voting rights laws seem to have stalled. We study the brand new award-winning documentary “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America,” which follows civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson as he confronts the enduring legacy of anti-Black racism within the United States, weaving collectively examples from the U.S. Constitution, schooling system and policing.

“The entire purpose of this film is to ask people to take a long hard look at our actual history of white supremacy and anti-Black racism,” says Robinson, the previous deputy authorized director of the American Civil Liberties Union. “That is something that has been really erased from the common narrative and creation story about America.” We additionally converse with Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler, the administrators of the movie.

 

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