THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER: Grievance, Greed & Conspiracy Theories | Exploring Hate

A town hall about understanding and confronting racist conspiracy theories that threaten diverse communities and the nation at large. Join us for a conversation with an array of thought leaders about the origins and intersections of those deadly beliefs, and strategies for opposing hate.

– Prof. Hasia R. Diner | Paul And Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, NYU; Author, “Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World”
– Channon Hodge | Producer, CNN
– Dalia Mogahed | Director of Research, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
– Prof. Monica Muñoz Martinez | Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin; Author, “The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas”
– Helen Zia | Activist, Author, and Former Journalist; Author, “Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People”

Brian Tate | President, Tate Strategy; Community Partnerships Specialist, The WNET Group

A project of The WNET Group, America’s flagship PBS station.
Curated by Brian Tate.
ASL interpreting courtesy of Interpretek

Asian American Writers Workshop
Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
Black Women’s Blueprint
CAIR-New York
Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ)
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
New York Immigration Council

Exploring Hate Presents: Three town halls about conspiracy theories that never die, racist scapegoating throughout history, and disinformation that threatens democracy today. How can we defeat those deceptions?
RSVP for our final event, Disrupting Deceit at

Exploring Hate Presents is a new conversation series from The WNET Group’s initiative, Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism. Learn more at
Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism, a new public media content initiative from The WNET Group, investigates the roots and rise of hate in America and across the globe. Providing historical programming and examining present-day threats, Exploring Hate seeks to highlight solutions-based responses that promote understanding, healing and civility. Learn more at

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