Join Lyric Opera of Chicago, WFMT, and WTTW for Roll Call: Policing in Chicago's Black Community, Then and Now. This virtual conversation will focus on the evolving relationship between the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and Chicago's Black community. Inspired by the Lyric Opera of Chicago premiere of the opera Blue and WTTW’s FIRSTHAND: Gun Violence digital series, the discussion will include Howard Saffold, retired CPD officer and founding member of the African American Police League and Sergeant Jermaine Harris of the CPD's Community Policing Division. The discussion will be moderated by the Field Foundation’s Lolly Bowean. Roll Call will take place on Tuesday, December 8 at 6pm.
This event is free, and reservations are required.