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Moravian College Presents "Racism in America Today: Five Perspectives"

Moravian College will hold a timely discussion on racism that will include the perspectives of a diverse group of five individuals. "Racism in American Today: Five Perspectives" will be held on Thursday, December 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium in the Haupert Union Building at Moravian College.

The Holocaust is the topic during Session I of the program. Eva Cutler, a survivor of the former Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen, will speak on "Reflections on the Holocaust." Ursula Wuerth will speak on "The Rescue of Jews by Righteous Gentiles during the Holocaust."

During Session II panelists will offer their views on the racial climate in American today by providing African-American, Latino, Muslim, and East Asian perspectives. Esther Lee, Chair of the Northampton County Human Relations Advisory Council and Vice-President of the Bethlehem Chapter of NAACP and Sharon J. Brown, Director of Multicultural Affairs at Moravian College will provide an African-American perspective. Elsa Vazquez, Case Manager for St. Luke's Hospital - Social Services, will provide the Latino perspective. Imam Faisal Nabulsi, Engineer, Lucent Technologies, will provide the Muslim perspective. Dr. Hwa Yol Jung, Professor of Political Science, Moravian College, will provide an East Asian perspective.

The organizers of the program and discussion leaders are Dr. Donald Lo Cicero, Cedar Crest College and Dr. Hans M. Wuerth, Moravian College, who are jointly teaching the course, "The Holocaust and other Genocides: Racism Then and Now."

The program is free and open to the public. Prosser Auditorium is located in the Haupert Union Building at Locust and Monocacy streets in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. For more information, call (610) 861-3916.