#HumCitizen: Think & Drink 2018–19: Journalism and Justice

Current Initiative: Democracy and the Informed Citizen National Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Local Partner: Colleges and Universities, Libraries Subject: Journalism, Literacy, Varies Audience: All, Colleges and Universities, Educators

The 2018-19 Think & Drink series presents four provocative conversations about journalism and justice. Join renowned writers at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland to explore questions relating to white nationalism, militia movements, war, police violence, and mass incarceration.  The 2018-19 Think & Drink series is made possible thanks to the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Oregon Cultural TrustStoel Rives LLPTonkon Torp LLPNorthwest Natural, and the Kinsman Foundation. Our media sponsors for the 2018–19 series are Bridgeliner and XRAY.fm.

Questions about Think & Drink? Please contact Ben Waterhouse at b.waterhouse@oregonhumanities.org.

OCTOBER 2018

Think & Drink Event: Eli Saslow in Conversation with Emily Harris – Portland, OR – In recent years, white supremacist organizations that have long been relegated to political margins in the United States have become increasingly bold, staging public demonstrations, flooding social media with racist messaging, and supporting candidates for elected office. How are these movements born, and how do they gain power? Join Oregon Humanities on Oct. 24 for a Think & Drink conversation with Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Eli Saslow that will help us understand the culture that gave rise to white nationalism and how its  hate-driven ideology has entered the mainstream. Joining him for this conversation is Emily Harris, reporter and producer for the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal public radio show and podcast.

More information coming soon.

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