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2021 FALL | What’s the Matter with American Politics: How Fake News, Black Women, COVID-19, Presidents 45 and 46, and Protests Might Shape Politics in 2022

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September 22, 2021 - November 3, 2021

The fall 2021 discussion group series will examine how the political issues, leaders, and events of the past couple years have brought us to our current political climate and explore how these factors will impact the upcoming 2022 election season.

Dole Fellow Michele L. Watley

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This program is made possible by a grant from Newman’s Own Foundation


2020 Politics in Review

With guest speakers Mindy Brissey and Rashard Young


Say it Loud – From Protest to Politics

With guest speakers Justice Horn and Seft Hunter


Talk Politics to Me

With guest speakers Julee Jones, Mary Sanchez, and Allison Kite


Who you Wit? – Political Identity Today

With guest speakers Ravi Perry, Anoa J. Changa, and Randy Dunn


Flipping States

With guest speakers Congresswoman Sharice Davids, Representative Turner, and Phil Scaglia


A Black Woman’s Place is in Politics

With guest speakers Melissa Robinson, Stacey Knoell, and Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould


War Room 2022- Forecasting the Future of American Politics

With guest speakers Annie Presley, Tezlyn Figaro, Abbie Hodgson, and Donna Davis









September 22, 2021
November 3, 2021
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