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Now more than ever, is the time to commit to anti-bias education with our children. We need the skills and framework as families, and the curriculum and practice as educators, to support our young people in feeling good about themselves, curious and positive about people who are different than them, and to notice, name, and act when they see differences treated unfairly.
In his provocative book "Trouble I've Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism," theologian and blogger Drew G. I. Hart places police brutality, mass incarceration, anti black stereotypes, poverty, and everyday acts of racism within the larger framework of white supremacy. On July 22nd, Drew will be at the Festival Center to guide attendees through the often difficult conversation of confronting racism within our own churches. Always leading toward Jesus, Hart will offered concrete practices for churches that seek solidarity with the oppressed and are committed to racial justice.
Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South is a collection of twelve short stories that addresses issues of race, place, and identity in the post-Civil Rights American South.
Behind the smiling faces of cashiers, wait staff, and workers of all sorts, a war is going on, usually without the knowledge of official political and labor organizations. Guerrillas of Desire maps these undercurrents, documenting the history of everyday resistance
Join Dr. Willow Lung-Amam as she discusses her new book on the vital role of immigrants in the changing urban landscape and their fight for inclusion within the suburban American Dream.