Saturday, January 5, 2019
Racial Justice Rising’s 10th anniversary. Enjoy a feat of delicious cultural dishes!
10:15 a.m.— 12:15 p.m. Doors open at 9:45 a.m.
First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield MA
Thank you Greenfield Recorder for your article about the event.
View the video!
REPARATIONS RESOURCES shared during the program:
Actions we can take
Sign Mass Slavery Apology’s statement: Facing Our Unhealed Past with Hope for Transformation, Justice and Reconciliation
We plan to take these signatures to the Massachusetts State House and ask for a formal apology and commitment to reparations for slavery in our state. The signatures show our legislators there is support for this cause.
Ask your U.S. Representative to cosponsor HR 40, a federal reparations remedy bill currently in congress. Call 202-224-3121 to find out how to contact your representative.
Consider starting an Individual Reparations Account. Michael Eric Dyson describes the idea om this video.
HR 40 Primer from N’COBRA
Video: Webinar on “Reparations: From Conversation to Action” (January 30, 2018)
A Nation Built On The Back of Slavery And Racism, an infographic from Yes Magazine
Video on Post Traumatic Slave Disorder by Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary (London 2008)
Read Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson.
Read White Supremacy Culture by Kenneth Jones and Tema Okun
Attend a Walking In Balance Training with the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition.