RACIAL JUSTICE RISING
MASS SLAVERY APOLOGY
Resources for Racial Justice
Our occasional e-newsletter, usually published once or twice a month, with links to events, articles, videos, websites, & more relating to racism & racial justice.
Racial Justice Rising’s activities:
Articles, websites, and other resources
- Actor Jessie Williams' truth-telling speech at the BET awards
Criminal Justice & Injustice
- Van Jones: How Prisons Hurt Communities, from AJ+
- New Studies Find That Racial Anxiety is the Biggest Driver of Support For Trump, by Christopher Ingraham at the Washington Post
- How Racial Prejudice Helps Drive Opposition to Gun Control, by Alexandra Filindra at the Washington Post
- Native Hawaiian Woman Responds to Racist Caller, a video from Nation 19
- Church Considers Request to Rescind Doctrine of Discovery, by Paul Barnsley at APTN
Children & Teens
- What Do American Teens Want? Less Racism, by Abigail Jones at Newsweek
- Connecticut Students Protest Lack of Teacher Diversity, by Sameer Rao at Colorlines
- Parents: How Should You Talk to Your Kids About Racism? Video of a conversation with Caprice Collins, by Kaci Aitchison at Q13Fox
- But What Can We Do? A White Mother's Reflections on Racial Justice and Parenting, by Shannon Cofrin Gaggero at Medium.com
- Anthony Rogers-Wright of Environmental Action speaks to the DNC about climate change and communities of color, from C-Span
Why We Need Intersectionality to Understand Climate Change, by Elizabeth Walsh at Intercontinental Cry
- 7 Ways We Know Systemic Racism Is Real, from Ben & Jerry's
- The Myth of Race, Debunked in 3 Minutes, video and article by Jenée Desmond-Harris and Estelle Caswell at Vox
- Activists Protest Deportations, by Sameer Rao at Colorlines
- Wampanoag Immersion Preschool Gets Started, by Elsa Partan at the Cape Cod Times
- In Honor of Our Dead: Latinx, Queer, Trans, Muslim, Black — We Will Be Free, from BlackLivesMatter
- What You Need to Know About the Orlando Shootings, the Latinx LGBTQ Community, and Islamophobia, by Kenrya Rankin at Colorlines
- Headlines Gloss Over Native American Massacres, by Kale Williams at Oregon Live
White Privilege/White Antiracism
- Privilege 101: A Quick & Dirty Guide, by Sian Ferguson at Everyday Feminism
Other groups’ events:
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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