Dr. Spoma Jovanovich (Communication Studies), author of “Democracy, Dialogue and Community Action: Truth and Reconciliation in Greensboro,” will join Beloved Community Center of Greensboro co-director Joyce Johnson and retired attorney Lewis Pitts at the Greensboro History Museum to reflect on the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was organized in response to the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. Community members and academics will discuss investigating difficult history and identifying paths forward as part of building a stronger democracy.
Dr. Omar Ali, Dean of Lloyd International Honors College at UNC Greensboro, will moderate a panel about future approaches to history and reconciliation in our city. Panelists will include Dr. William F. Harris II (International Civil Rights Center & Museum), Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson (Bennett College), and Dr. Arwin Smallwood (NC A&T)
This event is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m., at 130 Summit Avenue.
More details on the Greensboro History Museum at https://greensborohistory.org/