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The Power of Words featuring Michele Norris

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RiverCenter

136 East 3rd Street

Davenport, IA 52801

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Michele Norris keynotes a discussion of the grace of silence and the power of words.

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Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

Appetizers, desserts, coffee, and cash bar available

6:00 p.m.

Keynote Address with Michele Norris, Peabody Award-winning journalist, founder of The Race Card Project and Executive Director of The Bridge, The Aspen Institute’s new program on race, identity, connectivity and inclusion. For more than a decade Norris served as a host of NPR's All Things Considered, where she interviewed world leaders, American presidents, Nobel laureates, leading thinkers, and groundbreaking artists. She has also produced in-depth profiles, interviews, and series for NPR News programs, as well as special reports for National Geographic, Time Magazine, ABC News, and Lifetime Television. Norris created The Race Card Project, an initiative to foster a wider conversation about race in America, after the publication of her family memoir, The Grace of Silence.

7:00 p.m.

Question and answer with Michele Norris, moderated by Dr. LaDrina Wilson

This intelligent conversation made possible by

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Merrill, a Bank of America company

Ken Croken

Susan Sharar and Leo Schubert

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IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union

Kathleen Collins at the Dragonfly

MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center

The Planning Center

Rafferty Funeral Home

Rivermont Collegiate

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Davenport

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WITHIN by Conceptual Designs

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Lagomarcino's

Lisa Powell Williams


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