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Film screening and panel discussion: Familiar Faces / Unexpected Places – A Global African Diaspora
8 Feb 2018 -  The Department of Public Information hosted a film screening and discussion on “Familiar Faces / Unexpected Places: A Global African Diaspora” in the context of the International Decade for People of African Descent and the Remember Slavery Programme.
Participants:
- Alison Smale: United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications
- H.E. Mr. Mauro Vieira: Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations
- Sheila S. Walker, PhD: Filmmaker, Cultural Anthropologist and Executive Director of Afrodiaspora, Inc.
- Gloria Browne-Marshall: Writer, Professor, Board Member of the Association for the Study of African-American Life & History
- Omar H. Ali, PhD: Dean, Lloyd International Honors College & Professor of African Diaspora History, University of North Carolina
- Jazmin Graves: South Asian Languages and Civilizations Department, University of Chicago

Moderated by Ramu Damodaran, Chief, United Nations Academic Impact Initiative, Department of Public Information.

CORRECTION: Please note that Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall was not the first African-American woman to be accredited as a correspondent to the U.S. Supreme Court (as stated at 24:20 in the video). She was the first African-American woman to be a U.S. Supreme Court correspondent for a female-owned newspaper.
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