Panel Discussion/Talk

Black and Gold Forum with Jon M. Chu, Prabal Gurung. Franklin Leonard, Nikole Hannah-Jones

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Define American, in partnership with MACRO, Gold House, Color Of Change, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment), and United Talent Agency (UTA) Foundation, will be hosting “Black + Gold Forum” - a virtual event created to build dialogue and solidarity between Black and Asian communities in this current COVID-19 moment and beyond.

Panelist of creatives and thought leaders include:
Jon M. Chu, Director and Executive Producer (Crazy Rich Asians, In the Heights)
Franklin Leonard, Founder & CEO, The Black List
Prabal Gurung, Fashion Designer & Founder, Shikshya Foundation Nepal
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Journalist, Founder of the 1619 Project

This hour-long conversation will address the racism and disproportionate health impacts that the current pandemic has had on communities of color, and specifically how Black and Asian communities can authentically address historical tensions in order to come together at a time when it is so needed.

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