Dr. Jones use of powerful imagery and narrative (story telling) can convey ideas, concepts, and experiences to convey deep seeded racism in our counties infrastructure elects thoughtfulness and understanding where, otherwise, there would be unproductive reactivity and misunderstanding.
It is difficult to be interesting to a large group of diverse skill sets. The web presentation was not a very good. Many topics were discussed superficially that were not illustrated on the presentation slides, and the presentation seems to have been recycled from other purposes (not targeted to this audience).
The followup discussion was the most valuable part of the presentation where the audience provided most of the substance and most of the answers.