DPTV: The State of the American Dream

DPTV: The State of the American Dream
September 27, 2016 paperlesslion
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Discover the state of the American Dream when the Charles Wright Museum of African American History and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) present a live-stream webcast following the screening of Dream OnWatch Online: http://dptv.org/dreamon.

Please join us on-line on Tuesday, September 27, at 7 P.M. ET at http://dptv.org/dreamon for a lively panel discussion on the state of the American Dream, which will include the following panelists from the Detroit area:

  • Jyarland Daniels, Founder / CEO of Harriet Speaks
  • Raquel Castañeda-López, Detroit City Council Member
  • Tawana “Honeycomb” Petty, anti-racist social justice organizer, poet & author
  • Yusef Shakur, author
  • Kyle Smitley, Founder Detroit Achievement Academy
  • Andre Watson, Social Entrepreneur

 

Dream On, a PBS documentary produced and directed by award-winning producer / director, Roger Weisberg, investigates the perilous state of the American Dream after decades of rising income inequality and declining economic mobility. In an epic road trip, political comedian John Fugelsang retraces the journey of Alexis De Tocqueville, whose study of our young country in 1831 came to define America as a place where anyone, of any background, could climb the ladder of economic opportunity.

Don’t miss this insightful session on Tuesday, September 27, at 7 P.M. ET at http://dptv.org/dreamon.

Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB Foundation.

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ROAD TRIP! John Fugelsang goes in search of the American Dream after decades of rising income inequality and declining social mobility. Join us for an exclusive preview screening of the new film DREAM ON Tuesday, September 27th rom 5-8pm ET at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Preview:https://youtu.be/bTbXD43Okrw Learn more at http://dptv.org/dreamon.

Most people—Democrat, Republican—agree that if you work full time, you should not be poor. But, today 30 million working Americans earn less than the federal poverty level for a family of four. To address this crisis, join us for a special screening of the new film DREAM ON, featuring renowned political comedian John Fugelsang TOMORROW (Tues. Sept 27) at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Learn more athttp://dptv.org/dreamon.

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Follow @JohnFugelsang as he traces Tocqueville’s journey in @dreamon_film! Special scrning at@TheWrightMuseum 9/27: http://dptv.org/dreamon 

American Dream: dead or alive? @JohnFugelsang hits the road to find out in @dreamon_film 9/27 at@TheWrightMuseumhttps://youtu.be/bTbXD43Okrw

Can we revive the American Dream? Tell us what you think 9/27 at @TheWrightMuseum for @dreamon_film!http://dptv.org/dreamon 

George Carlin said. “It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.” SEE@dreamon_film 9/27 at @TheWrightMuseum