Carnage or Community: Countering Trump’s Vision of Chicago

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:45pm to 7:45pm

Library, 3rd Floor Reading Room 624 S Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605

Columbia Journalism Review, Chicago Reporter and the library invite you to a discussion with engaged citizens and journalists about gun violence in Chicago—and the Trump Administration's response—as part of a nationwide series of news forums that focus on the stories that impact our lives.

Donald Trump blames the city’s leaders for failing to stop the violence. Is he right?

How does white identity politics frame the way violence in Chicago is portrayed nationally?

What should we expect from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the reforms recommended in the Justice Department report?

What stories aren’t being told?

A panel of journalists, educators, public officials and community members will discuss how the media cover crime in Chicago and the intersection between what the president says about our city and what we know and live as residents. This is an opportunity for dialogue and an open exchange of ideas.

This event is free and open to Columbia College Chicago students.  Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

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Jackie Spinner

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