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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
A Hate Supreme

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What’s behind the resurgence of racism?

Moderator
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Errin Haines

National Writer on Race and Ethnicity for The Associated Press
Haines is a national writer on race and ethnicity for The Associated Press. She started at the AP in 2002 in the Atlanta bureau, where she later covered urban affairs and the Georgia legislature for seven years, and returned to AP in Philadelphia in 2015. Haines also has worked for... Read More →

Speakers
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Sylvia Garcia

U.S. Representative
Garcia, D-Houston, is currently serving her first term representing Texas’ 29th Congressional District, becoming the first Latina to represent the district. She sits on the House Judiciary and Financial Services committees. Garcia previously served in the Texas Senate. Before that... Read More →
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Vanita Gupta

President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Gupta has been with The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights since 2017. Previously, she served as acting assistant attorney general and head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, a position she was appointed to by former President Barack Obama. Gupta... Read More →
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DeRay Mckesson

Civil Rights Activist and Organizer
Mckesson is a prominent activist with the Black Lives Matter movement and an outspoken voice against police violence. He began working against police violence during the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri. In 2015, Mckesson co-founded Campaign Zero, a policy initiative aimed at ending... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Central Presbyterian Church 200 E. 8th St., Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (459)