Rahiel Tesfamariam, Lucy And Ron Davis, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, Linda Sarsour, Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele

3 and 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

Rahiel Tesfamariam, Lucy And Ron Davis, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, Linda Sarsour, Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele

Talk: 3 and 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

Google.org hosted their third screening and panel discussion of 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets at Google. The purpose of this panel discussion was to raise consciousness, build community, confront bias, and encourage transformational conversation.

Rahiel Tesfamariam

Rahiel Tesfamariam is a social activist, public theologian, writer and international speaker. She is the founder and publisher of Urban Cusp, a cutting-edge online lifestyle magazine highlighting progressive urban culture, faith, social change and global awareness. She is also a former columnist for The Washington Post.

Lucy And Ron Davis

Lucy and Ron Davis are the parents of 17 year old Jordan Davis. Their son was fatally murdered on Black Friday in 2012 after a fun trip at the mall. His friends stopped by a gas station for snacks and were playing their music too loud until Michael Dunn demanded for the music to be turned down. The altercation resulted with him shooting the unarmed teenagers and killed Jordan.

Moira Meltzer-Cohen

Moira Meltzer-Cohen believes that the law is, but one small tool in struggles for collective liberation. She aims to share her legal expertise with clients who have their own skills and expertise in order to increase their opportunities for self-determination.

Linda Sarsour

Linda Sarsour (born 1980) is a Palestinian-American political activist, self-described as progressive, and former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York.

Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele

Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele is the Senior Community Organizer, a community organizer and educator from Central Brooklyn. He also co-found Azabache, an organizers training conference and workshop series for young activists. From 2002 to 2007 Lumumba served as a counselor and lecturer at Medgar Evers College/CUNY. Lumumba also serves as an adjunct lecturer teaching Community Organizing at Lehman College/CUNY.

3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a SUV pull into a gas station after spending time at the mall. With music blaring, a man and a woman pull up next to the boys in the station. The woman enters the store and an argument breaks out when the driver of the second car asks the boys to turn the music down. 3 1/2 minutes and ten bullets later, one of the boys is dead.

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