Monday, February 19


The Cost of Inheritance: Film Viewing and **SPECIAL Q&A**



Join the DA Reparations Task Force for a reparations film viewing event and Q&A on Monday, February 19th at 1 pm (Washington time).

THE COST OF INHERITANCE, an America ReFramed special, explores the complex issue of reparations in the U.S. using a thoughtful approach to history, historical injustices, systemic inequities, and critical dialogue on racial conciliation. Through personal narratives, community inquiries, and scholarly insights, it aims to inspire understanding of the scope and rationale of the reparations debate.

Presenter Bios:

  • Yoruba Richen, the film's director, is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been featured on multiple outlets, including Netflix, MSNBC, FX, HBO, The Atlantic and Field of Vision. Her recent films are the Emmy-nominated How It Feels to Be Free, which premiered on PBS’ American Masters, and the Peabody- and Emmy-nominated The Sit In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show, which is streaming on Peacock. Her film The New York Times Presents: The Killing of Breonna Taylor won an NAACP Image Award and is streaming on HULU. The Green Book: Guide to Freedom was broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel and was also nominated for an Emmy. Richen is a recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships and was awarded the Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker.
  • Lotte Lieb Dula: After discovering that she was a descendant of slaveholders Lotte Lieb Dula, retired financial strategist,  founded, a portal for white families wishing to walk the path of racial healing through  making reparations. Lotte co-convenes Coming To the Table’s Denver Chapter and is a founding donor of Reparations  Circle Denver. 
  • Briayna Cuffie is a strategist, advocate, and future author based in Annapolis, Maryland. She leverages her political  expertise, teachings from her elders, and history, to help others understand the complexity of Blackness in the United  States. Briayna is involved with Coming To the Table’s Annapolis chapter and is the racial equity advisor for 

All are welcome to attend! Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link. 

Thanks to our co-sponsors: Global Progressive Caucus, Global Black Caucus, DA China 

Vancouver, Canada

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Washington, D.C.

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

London, UK

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Berlin, Germany

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Nairobi, Kenya

9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Mumbai, India

11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Beijing, China

2:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.



Monday, February 19, 2024 at 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Time


This is a virtual event. See the event description above or RSVP for virtual participation options.


Antar Keith
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