Berry to speak Feb. 27 at Iowa Lakes Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Zoom program is open to all.

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Dr. Venise Berry
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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Dr. Venise Berry will speak at the Iowa Lakes Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Zoom Meeting at 11 a.m. Feb. 27. Zoom fellowship begins at 10:30 a.m.

Berry will share her research into how the media shapes racial issues and influences beliefs.

Becoming aware of how racialism develops through repetitive images and messages in the media, and how this influences our thinking and behavior, will help us solve America’s racial problems.

Visitors are always welcome and can request a Zoom invitation with the Contact Us link at

Berry is a professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa, and chairwoman of the African American Studies Program. She is a bestselling author of fiction and non-fiction books, and nationally recognized as a scholar of African American cultural criticism and a leader shaping our understanding of media representations of race.


The Iowa Lakes Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ILUUF) is a member of the Unitarian/Universalist Association. ILUUF is a welcoming community seeking to provide opportunities for people of all ages to grow in their spiritual and ethical lives, finding the means to engage the world in creative and transformative ways. Learn more at

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