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We discuss the documentary "Hate Crimes in the Heartland"

This documentary explores the 250,000 hate crimes committed in the United States each year through the lens of two crimes in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  Since its premiere, the film documentary Hate Crimes in the Heartland has been used to spark awareness of and discussions about diversity, inclusion and justice, issues communities across the country are grappling with. Joining us to explore the film?'s messages and to discuss relations within and injustices faced by the Jewish and Arab communities are Hate Crimes in the Heartland?'s creator, filmmaker Rachel Lyon, and Shakila Ahmad, president of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati.

The Mayerson JCC is holding a viewing of Hate Crimes in the Heartland Tuesday evening, March 24, at 7:00 PM, followed by a panel discussion with Shakila Ahmad, Rachel Lyon, Rabbi Dr. Gary Zola, Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell and WKRC-TV Producer Dan Hurley. For information and to RSVP, click here.