Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, 2020.
Valarie Kaur has been an activist against and a documenter of hate crimes since 2001.
Kaur is a seasoned civil rights activist, award-winning filmmaker, lawyer, faith leader and founder of the Revolutionary Love Project. When a family friend was the first person killed in a hate crime after September 11, 2001, she began to document hate crimes against Sikh and Muslim Americans, which resulted in the award-winning film Divided We Fall.
This program is made possible by the Waasdorp Fund for Religious Initiatives.
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