Our occasional e-newsletter, usually published once or twice a month, with links to events, articles, videos, websites, & more relating to racism & racial justice.
Saturday, October 7, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking The Domination Code
A film by Dakota filmmaker Sheldon Wolfchild, followed by a discussion facilitated by Strong Oak.
Weaving together oral and written history and traditional Dakota beliefs, this film explains the history of US Supreme Court decisions which created legal dominion over non-Christian people and are the basis of our federal Indian laws and policies to this day.
Film screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Strong Oak. for more info
Saturday, November 4, 2017: Indigenous Grandmothers
More info to come
Saturday, December 2, 2017: Racism and Religion
More info to come
October 9, 19, and 28: Reading Circles: The Harvest, Brown vs. Board, North and South
Three reading circles in October, facilitated by Mel Ptacek, PhD. Join us for one, two, or all three.
Monday, October 9, 2017, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2-3:30 p.m.
We will examine the history and continuing effects of our nation’s failed efforts to achieve racially integrated public schools. Discussions will focus on the aftereffects of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the US Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” standard in education and other areas of American life.
Info and photos from other past RJR programs here
Videos of our programs and more on Racial Justice Rising’s YouTube channel
Do Black Lives Matter To You?
Please join us.
Every Saturday, 9-10
on the Greenfield Common
Sponsored by Racial Justice Rising
Visioning Bear Circle Intertribal Coalition
Support Puerto Rico, Mexico
Sunday, October 1, Springfield MA: Dismantling The Legal Institution of 21st Century Slavery
Sunday, October 1, Holyoke MA: March for Racial Justice, in solidarity with Washington march, organized by MERJ
Monday, October 2, Northampton MA: Sanctuary in the Streets General Assembly
Sunday, October 8, Turners Falls MA: Pa’alante Puerto Rico Fundraiser at La Mariposa
Sunday, October 15, Amherst MA: Sanctuary in the Streets Rapid Response Team training
Wednesday, October 18, Northampton MA: Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
Thursday, October 19, Washington DC: Building Racial Equity Training with Race Forward
Friday, October 20, Springfield MA: Perspectives on Racial Justice in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter, a symposium
Friday, October 20, Holyoke MA: Quiero Volver: A Xicanx Ritual Opera
Wednesday, October 25, Springfield MA: The Half Life Of Freedom: Race and Justice in America with Jelani Cobb
Saturday, November 4, Washington DC: White People Marching for Black Lives
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