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Surviving R. Kelly: A Discussion

Surviving R. Kelly: A Discussion
Registration Begins
12/30/2019 4:00 PM
Last Day To Register
1/7/2020 6:15 PM
360 N State Street
Chicago, IL 60654, US
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Please join us for a conversation with journalists Jim DeRogatis, Mary Mitchell and Maudlyne Ihejirika as they discuss the recently released second part of the Lifetime documentary series, Surviving R. Kelly: The Reckoning.


In 2000 Sun Times reporter Jim DeRogatis broke the story of the sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly, and has since published a book detailing the investigation, entitled “Soulless:  The Case Against R. Kelly.”

Mary Mitchell is a Sun-Times columnist and Editorial Board member who has written for almost 3 decades about race relations and discrimination, criminal and social justice issues and domestic violence.  In 2000, she investigated Kelly's misdeeds with DeRogatis and other Sun-Times staffers, writing a series of of stories, including columns on the Black community's response.

Maudlyne Ihejirika is an award-winning urban affairs reporter with the Chicago Sun-Times. She’s president of the Chicago Journalists Association and the National Association of Black Journalists Chicago.


Doors open at 6:00 pm with discussion beginning at 6:30 pm.


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