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Movie: America Divided: House Divided with TBE Online

  • Thursday, August 13
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Join us for our second Movie and Dessert. HOUSE DIVIDED is Part 1 of a 5-part series exploring inequality in the US, America Divided. Norman Lear explores the housing divide and affordability crisis in New York City. Tenants tell stories of what it’s like to live in a building owned by a landlord who is trying to attract higher-paying tenants. Nicole Hannah Jones (NY Times Magazine) describes how entrenched racial segregation and the racial wealth gap are. Lear (who is white) and LB Williams, a black actor/activist with the Fair Housing Justice Center, attempt to rent the same apartment in order to see if the landlord discriminates based on race.  We will watch the 45 minute video together, and then discuss how the stories told relate to the housing market in Greater Boston.

This program is co-sponsored with Building A Better Wellesley.

This event will take place through a video conference call. Pre-registration is required. Please click the registration button above to pre-register. Once you have registered, your unique access link will be emailed to you. If you’re new to Zoom, watch a tutorial or read written instructions on how to join a Zoom video call.