Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion at IU McKinney October 23
The PBS documentary “Slavery by Another Name” will be screened at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law on October 23.
The documentary made its premier at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, and was first shown on PBS television stations nationally in February of that year. “Slavery by Another Name” is based on the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II” by Douglas A. Blackmon.
A panel discussion will be part of the evening’s activities, featuring:
- Indiana State Representative John Bartlett
- American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana Legal Director Ken Falk
- Professor Lahny Silva of IU McKinney
- Reverend Byron Vaughn, president of Prisoners Reformed United in Indianapolis
- Professor Rebecca Zietlow of the University of Toledo College of Law
The event includes Professor and Associate Dean for International Affairs Karen Bravo, and Professor George Edwards, both from IU McKinney, as invited guests.
The screening begins at 6 p.m. in the Wynne Courtroom at Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St. in Indianapolis. The panel discussion will begin at 7:30 p.m. The free event is open to the public, but RSVPs are appreciated.
Contact IU McKinney Professor Carlton Waterhouse at 317-274-8055, or IU School of Education Professor Chalmer Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the event. The screening and panel discussion are sponsored by IU McKinney Law and the IU School of Education at IUPUI.