"Conversations in Courage: Hood of Suspicion. A Discussion on Law, Race and Community" held at Geneva College
Emmy-nominated filmmaker shows documentary and opens dialogue
BEAVER FALLS, PA (02/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Geneva College Visiting Artist and Lecture Series (GVALS) and the Common Ground Project present "Conversations in Courage: Hood of Suspicion. A Discussion on Law, Race and Community".
"Conversations in Courage: Hood of Suspicion. A Discussion on Law, Race and Community" features Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Keith Beauchamp and a screening of his film, Hood of Suspicion, which delves into the 2012 case of Trayvon Martin, as well as other suspected cases of racial profiling.
A panel discussion led by KDKA's Lynne Hayes-Freeland will follow the film. Beaver Falls police chief Mick Jones, Geneva's new Criminal Justice professor Dr. Mildred Johnson, Reverend Bernard Tench, and Beaver County Times reporter J.D. Prose will join Keith Beauchamp on the panel.
WHO:Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Keith Beauchamp and community leaders
WHAT:Film screening and panel discussion. The community leaders and experts on the panel are expected to address the recent situations that garnered national attention, stresses between law enforcement and communities of color, valid concerns of both sides, and possible ways to move beyond racial tensions.
WHEN: Saturday February 28, 2015 at 06:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Geneva College
John White Chapel of Old Main building
3200 College Avenue
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010
NOTES:Admission to the screening and panel discussion is free and open to the public
John White Chapel is not handicapped accessible, so there will be a simulcast of the event in Geneva's Northwood Hall, Room 013 for those who cannot access John White Chapel, as well as for any overflow crowd.