Monday, March 5th: Race After Multiculturalism

What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Race?
powerHouse Arena (37 Main St., Brooklyn)

A series of conversations about the way 1990s multiculturalism implicated language (“politically correct,” Ebonics, curriculum wars). Tucson Pima Arts Council Director Roberto Bedoya will speak about his experiences regarding the 1990s NEA litigation. Harold Augenbraum, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, will discuss the “canon.” Ego Trip Magazine will present a slideshow of racialized ’90s advertisements with feedback from hip hop trio Das Racist. Latoya Peterson of the website Racialicious will be part of a panel discussion around race and the Internet.