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Chicago at the Crossroad Viewing in the ICT.

Wichita State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Chicago at the Crossroad Viewing in the ICT.

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You are invited to a free documentary screening of Chicago at the Crossroad, a feature film that explores the history of housing segregation and violence in Chicago and America. A panel discussion will follow. 

Film Synopsis:
Much is said about the violence that plagues segregated communities. But what is known about the systems that created it, the laws that isolated it, and the policies that abandoned it? And how does a city heal from decades of heartbreak and pain? A feature documentary filmed over the course of 15 years, Chicago at the Crossroad answers these questions, offering a penetrating look at the incessant segregation, violence and disastrous public policy decisions that affect Chicago and cities across the country.

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Join us at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 6. The evening will start with a meet and greet and then the documentary will begin at 6:30 pm. Stick around for the panel after the film at 7:45 pm. The panel will focus on both the documentary and it's parallels to Wichita, KS. The panel will include Brian Schodorf Producer and Director of the film, Dr. Robert Weems Williard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History, Angeline Johnson Chief Opportunity Zone Officer, Brandon Johnson City Councilmen District 1, Lavonta Williams Former Councilmember for District 1 and serving as the Moderator. For more information or questions contact the WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 316-978-3034 or email


Please park at the lot located south of the CAC Theater lot 7 highlighted in yellow. There is a parking garage next to lot 7 you must pay to park in the garage. There are a few handicap spots located on Isely LN. There are no other open spots along Isely LN to park. Do not park in any spots designated with a red sign. WSU Parking Map

Event co-sponsors 

Schodorf Media Creative, Community Operations Recovery Empowerment, MOMS Demand Action, Newman Black Student Union & Diversity Roundtable Ambassadors, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, Progeny, Root the Power, The Seed House, Sunflower Community Action, Wichita Branch of the NAACP, Wichita State University Black Student Union, Wichita State University Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, Wichita State Univesity Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 


6:00 pm Meet and Greet
6:30 pm Film Start
7:45 pm Panel Discussion

  • Brian Schodorf Producer/Director
  • Dr. Robert Weems Willard W.Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History
  • Angeline Johnson Fuse Fellow
  • Brandon Johnson City Councilperson District 1 
  • Lavonta Williams Former Councilperson District 1 Moderator

Have questions about Chicago at the Crossroad Viewing in the ICT. ? Contact Wichita State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion

When & Where

Wichita State University CAC Theater
1845 Fairmount Street
Wichita, Kansas 67207

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

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