September 22, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Media Interviews

WASHINGTON, [DC]--The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC celebrates its first anniversary this week. It took a century to get it built - a salute to the history, culture and achievements of America's almost 40 million black people. Fittingly, it was the Obamas who opened it along with George W Bush, who had signed off on the project. Its opening could have heralded a new era, a departure from the racism of the past. But it hasn't. In the past 12 months, the US has had perhaps its most divisive election, there's a new man in the White House and racist violence and hate crimes are on the rise. So, what's behind this spike in hate crimes? Joining our panel discussion are our guests:  Daryl Johnson - Author, Rightwing Resurgence; Day Gardener - President, National Black Pro-Life Union;  and, Corey Saylor - Director, Department to Monitor & Combat Islamophobia, Council on American-Islamic Relations. View More>>

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