Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day

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NELSON-MANDELA-INTERNATIONAL-DAY

“Facing the Truth with Bill Moyers ”

screening & discussion

Join the Center for the Healing of Racism as we recognize Nelson Mandela International Day. In November 2009, the UN General Assembly declared 18 July “Nelson Mandela International Day” in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom.
The Center is screening “Facing the Truth”. “Facing the Truth” offers stories of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings that offer American audiences their first full account of the unprecedented investigation into human rights violations, interviews with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, apartheid victims, former officers of state security, freedom fighters, journalists, and eyewitnesses reveal the difficulties of mending a nation bitterly divided by race and oppression. The documentary is a chance for Americans to reflect on race relations and reconciliation at home.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
7:00 – 9:00 PM

Thursday, July 18, 2013
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Houston Community College Central
Learning Hub/Science Building – Room 101
1300 Holman Street Houston, Texas 77004

*Sources:
http://www.un.org
www.pbs.org/pov/tvraceinitiative/facingthetruth

*The screening is free and open to the public however, donations are welcome.
Register online at www.centerhealingracism.org by accessing the “Events” page.
* Parking in multi-level garage across the street on the east side of building. Enter parking lot from La Branch Street.
*Houston Community College System seeks to provide equal educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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Location: Houston Community College Central Learning Hub/Science Building - Room 101 1300 Holman Street Houston, Texas
Date: July 17, 2013
Time : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Duration: 1 Day
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