'Healing from Hate': Discussion with filmmaker Peter Hutchison, activist Sammy Rangel
November 17, 2020
The History, Politics, International Relations and Religious Studies Department will hold an online discussion on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. with director Peter Hutchison and activist Sammy Rangel on the award-winning documentary "Healing From Hate: Battle for the Soul of a Nation."
"Healing From Hate" tells the story of an organization called Life After Hate, a group of former Skinheads and neo-Nazis who turned their backs on racial scapegoating and are now working on the front lines to de-radicalize violent extremists and transform racist.
Participants will be able to hear from Rangel, one of the co-founders of "Life after
Hate" who was featured in the film. Hutchison, a critically acclaimed filmmaker, New
York Times bestselling author, educator and activist will also speak about the making
of "Healing From Hate."
"Healing From Hate: Battle for the Soul of a Nation" is free for viewing for Webster students and faculty.
"Healing from Hate:" A Discussion with Sammy Rangel and Peter Hutchison
Nov. 19, at 7 p.m.
"Healing From Hate" takes a deep dive into the minds of men who gravitate toward white-supremacist hate groups. Focusing on the bold work of the group Life After Hate – an organization founded by former Skinheads and neo-Nazis now engaged in de-radicalizing violent extremists on the front lines – the film makes a powerful case that the men who join these groups are motivated less by ideology than by a desperate need to prove their manhood. - Media Education Foundation
"Healing From Hate" examines the root causes of hate group activity through the bold work of Life After Hate...documents a stunning year of hatred in America, the circumstances behind the battle for the soul of our nation, and what’s needed to return meaning, identity and tolerance to a generation of disenfranchised white men." - The Rogovy Foundation
Click here to watch Sammy Rangel give a TedEX Talk titled"The Power of Forgiveness."