Apr 13 2022


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Courageous Conversations: Reckoning with the History of Slavery

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” said George Santayana. Join host Jessica Green at Barrington’s White House (or livestream!) for a live broadcast from D.C. of Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque in conversation with Clint Smith, author of one of the most acclaimed and bestselling books of 2021, How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America. This will be a special cross-city dialogue with friends joining from across the country, with opportunity for Q&A.


  • Seating is limited. Masks required.
  • Livestream link will be emailed to ticketholders prior to each session.
  • Doors open 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m. CST
  • Tickets: $25.
  • ASL interpreting available upon advance request. Email


Courageous Conversations is presented by Urban Consulate with Barrington’s White House and made possible by your ticket purchase and generous support from Jessica & Dominic Green, Kim Duchossois, Tyler & Danielle Lenczuk, Cobey & Erich Struckmeyer, Young Chung, Susan & Rich Padula, Carol & David Nelson, Dennis & Stacey Barsema, Julie Kanak & Mike Rigali, Barrington Area Community Foundation, and BMO Wealth Management. To learn more, visit



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