Calendar of EventsHumanities for Everyone
The Salt of the Earth: The Rhetoric of White Supremacy
May 6, 2020
Brooks Memorial Library
In 2014 in Grand Saline, Texas, a 79-year-old white Methodist minister named Charles Moore set himself on fire as a final protest against the community’s racism. Drawing from his documentary film Man on Fire, Middlebury professor James Sanchez discusses the rhetoric of white supremacy and suggests ways communities might address bigotry.