A documentary highlighting research by Yasser Payne of the Department of Black American Studies and members of the Wilmington Street Participatory Research team will be shown Feb. 28.

Feb. 28: 'The People's Report'

BAMS screens 'People's Report' documentary on violence in Wilmington

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8:28 a.m., Feb. 13, 2013--The University of Delaware Department of Black American Studies will present a screening of The People’s Report, a documentary on violence in Wilmington, Del., from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Multipurpose Room of the Trabant University Center.

The 45-minute film highlights studies on physical violence and structural inequalities in the city by Yasser Payne, associate professor in the department, and the Wilmington Street Participatory Action Research (PAR) team.

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A panel discussion with PAR team members exploring solutions to violence in inner city communities will follow the screening.

For additional information, call 302-831-2897.

The program is co-sponsored by the Black Student Union, the Center for Black Culture, the Department of Sociology and Criminology, the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, the College of Education and Human Development and the Center for the Study of Diversity.

For a flyer in PDF format, click here.

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