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Film & Discussion: Hate Rising

Please join the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project for a viewing of Hate Rising (2016) tomorrow evening, March 13 at the Brighton Campus and Wednesday afternoon, March 14 at the Downtown Campus. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

This 50-minute documentary by award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos, includes rare, exclusive access to the Neo-Nazi, Ku Klux Klan and "Alt-Right" movements and shines a "light on the astonishing and very concerning rise of hate in America."

  • Brighton Campus: Tuesday, March 13 at 6 p.m., Flynn Campus Center Forum (3-130)
  • Downtown Campus: Wednesday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m., High Falls A & B

The film viewing at the Brighton Campus, will be followed by a discussion led by Michelle Parker (Psychology/Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project). The Downtown Campus discussion will be led by Margaret Rex, a Ph.D. candidate within the Sociology Department at University at Buffalo, who has an interest in the intersection between race, social class and anti-government attitudes, political participation. Margaret is completing her dissertation on research she has done about extreme far-right and far-left groups, specifically anti-government militia. She will present briefly on her research and answer questions about the rise in hate crimes and hate speech.

These events are part of the 2018 Human Rights Film Series hosted by the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project. Visit our web pages for additional upcoming events.

Parker, Michelle
Psychology/Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project