Hello Fellow Dems!
Let’s continue our conversational ramble through the ins and outs of US politics and culture, the second Wednesday of each month. Every Dem welcome, bordelais or not!
Police (and other) Violence in America
In our Chat N° 6 - 12th May 2021, at 17h/5PM, we’ll seek to understand a long (66 pp.) 2020 report made by Amnesty International (in English) included in a French language report by France Culture, ‘Les polices américaines et la culture de la violence” Our Violent America which includes a short resumé: https://www.amnestyusa.org/worldiswatching
Additional text suggested by Virginia:”The power of the myths many white people believe about policing-and America”, by Nathalie Baptiste, Mother Jones,23 April 2021
MOVIES- Scarface, Howard Hawks, 1932, Django unchained, Quentin Tarantino, 2012,Zombie, George Romero, 1978,Mandingo, Richard Fleischer, 1975, Bad Lieutenant, Abel Ferrara, 1993 (the last three are extremely violent). Zapruder film (Kennedy’s death)
Join us! Looking forward to our conversation!
ZOOM LINK HERE : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83421633329
Trudy Bolter, Politico-Culture Chat coordinator-Treasurer, Democrats Abroad France, Bordeaux Chapter -(Professeur émérite, Sciences Po Bordeaux)
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