#RECKONING, a video project from TIME, examines the cultural response to these three viral videos. The footage reveals some of the many forms of racism that are part of daily life in America. The impact of these videos—along with several other clips showing racial discrimination, police brutality and violence—has helped give rise to one of the largest civil rights movements in recent history.
This event is part of Foresight Is 2020: Racial Justice and the Arts. Over four evenings of performance and discussion, participants and speakers will ask: What does a nation free of institutional racism look like, and how can the arts provide a vehicle for reaching it?
Poetry has always offered a safe harbor in times of cultural, social and personal crisis. But it has been particularly prominent of late following Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem, The Hill We Climb. Join some of the world’s most accomplished poets as they explain how everyone can draw inspiration and strength from poetry to lead a richer life.