RACIAL JUSTICE RISING
MASS SLAVERY APOLOGY
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Mass Slavery Apology’s activities:
Western MA news: Protesting a confederate flag in Greenfield
- Video of 12/3 antiracism protest, from GCTV
- Demonstrators Speak Out About Racism, by Aviva Luttrell in the Greenfield Recorder
Monday, 12/14: Greenfield Human Rights Commission meeting at Greenfield Town Hall, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 12/16: Greenfield Town Council meeting, 7 pm, starts with a public forum. At Greenfield Community Television.
Articles, websites, and other resources
- I Fit The Description, by Steve Locke, at Art and Everything After
- Delaware Governor Says State Must Apologize For Its Role in Slavery, by Barbara Goldberg at Huffington Post
- America Needs A National Slavery Monument, by Blain Roberts and Ethan J. Kytle at the New York Times
- EmbraceRace is an online community of discussion and practice around caring for and raising kids in the context of race.
- America's 100 Richest People Control More Wealth Than The Entire Black Population, by Josh Harkinson at Mother Jones
- Why Do You Think Stereotypes Are True? Decoded with Francesca Ramsey, from MTV
- Dear Non-Muslim Allies, by Sofia Ali-Kahn
- Falsely Accused Muslim Doctor Responds, by Colin Taylor at Occupy Democrats
- I Pledge To Resist Fear & Hatred, from SURJ
White Privilege/White Antiracism
- White Debt: Reckoning What's Owed - and Can Never Be Repaid - For Racial Privilege, by Eula Biss at the New York Times Magazine
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The members of Racial Justice Rising are ordinary people who are troubled by the persistent racism that plagues this country. Believing that the damage caused by racism must be repaired before our society can be whole, we work for just and respectful treatment for all. We share a vision of a multi-racial, multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and multi-faith community.
Our mission is to work for racial justice and system change by:
While much of our work is focused in our local area, Franklin County, MA, we reach out to and are connected with the broader movements in our region and the nation.
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