IIT Chicago-Kent’s Documentary Film Series on Race Continues with “A Class Apart”

In an effort to foster meaningful discussions about race, join IIT Chicago-Kent faculty, students and alumni for a film screening of “A Class Apart.” The screening will begin at 6 p.m. on February 20, 2014, in the 10th floor event room on the IIT Downtown Campus.

From a small town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. This film features the little-known story of the Mexican-American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination. IIT Chicago-Kent Professor César F. Rosado Marzán and Elizabeth Hernandez from Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association will lead the post-film discussion.

The screening is free and open to the public. For more information contact Grace Akinlemibola at gakinlem@kentlaw.iit.edu.

This event reflects the value expressed in IIT’s Diversity Statement and is intended to promote diversity at IIT.