Social Justice Event – January 19

Social Justice Discussion - Led by Rev. Will Montgomery and Rev. Marti  Ringenbach

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room… race relations.  As much as we might not want to admit to ourselves, we struggle with understanding the challenges faced by men and women of color in our society.  We want to understand, we want to know what to say to our friends and neighbors without causing hurt or insult, we want things to be different.  Educating ourselves is the first step.  Watch a movie or documentary or read a suggested book and join the discussion.

 

 

Movies:
Just Mercy (Apple TV)
13th (Netflix)
American Son (Netflix)
When They See Us  (Netflix)
Crash (Apple TV)
Selma (Apple TV)

Books:
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White by Frank Wu.

1 Session January 19 at 7:00 PM

NOTE, this is the same Social Justice discussion that had been scheduled for November, but had to be postponed due to a COVID quarantine. 

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