Guest Speaker Nate Phelps, son of Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps, comes to the Fort Collins Lincoln Center to share his story of transformation and how he escaped from his abusive, religious extremist family to become an advocate against hate.
Panel Discussion - Racism: Why Does it Matter?
This panel discussion will explore why racism is a problem for more than just its victims, how we can benefit from having a diverse and welcoming community, and strategies for getting there.
Dr. Blanche Hughes, Vice President of Student Affairs at Colorado State University and former director of Black Student Services at CSU (Moderator)
Dr. Tawfik Aboellail, President of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins
Nina McConigley, author of "Cowboys and East Indians" who writes about being the “other” in rural communities
Anthony McGlaun, professional vocalist specializing in the Negro Spiritual and work of African-American composers (see his performance, March 10, 12:00 p.m. at FCMoA, details below)
Dr. Guadalupe Salazar, Director of El Centro at Colorado State University
Image: Tim Holmes Inert Projectiles, from the exhibit Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate.
Blessed with what the New York Times described as a "beautiful countertenor," singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. Garfunkel will take to the stage performing Simon & Garfunkel hits along with songs from his own successful solo collection.