Turning Racism & Extremism Into Hope And Healing
Monday, June 14, 2021 7pm–8pm ET
On Zoom Streaming Live
What does it take to combat hate? A race reconciliator and a former white supremacist who are changing hearts and minds weigh in.
Common Ground Committee and sponsoring partners Bridge Alliance and MLK50 were honored to host a special virtual event to kick off the National Week of Conversation 2021. Our guest Daryl Davis, an award-winning Black musician, race reconciliator and renowned lecturer, has used the power of human connection to convince hundreds of people to leave white supremacist groups. Fellow guest Ryan Lo’Ree, a former white supremacist and extremist, is an interventionist working to deradicalize people who have been lured into extremism and white supremacy. Watch their conversation moderated by MLK50 editor and publisher Wendi C. Thomas to learn more about strategies that work to combat hate – and how we can all play a part.