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Crime Statistics Infographic

Crime Statistics Infographic

In case you weren’t sure, there are still serious racial disparities throughout the entire criminal justice process in the United States. One thing this infographic doesn’t touch on is the numbers of people who never make it into the criminal justice process because they were killed by officers before they even had the chance to
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Rick Derksen

Stand Your Ground: A conversation on the Michael Dunn verdict

[Roots of Justice Trainers and Accountability Council (board) members share thoughts and analysis about the Michael Dunn verdict and Stand Your Ground laws.] Tina Lopes: As the mother of two sons, I begin with the dreadful recognition that you, the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the aunts and uncles, the grandparents, the lovers, partners
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Research Brief on Intersectionality

Research Brief on Intersectionality

With our focus on the intersections of oppressions, this write-up on the RacismReview blog about a special intersectionality issue of the Journal DuBois Review, may be of interest to some of our readers. Three of the articles are available for free until February 17, after which you would need to have access to a subscription.

The “Santa Clausing” of MLK

The “Santa Clausing” of MLK

ROJ Trainer Conrad Moore offers his reflections as we approach the MLK holiday. This is the first of what we hope will be regular, or at least occasional, video offerings on the blog and our new YouTube channel.

Roots of Antiracism Start Young

Roots of Antiracism Start Young

The week after Caela attended a Damascus Road Analysis Training, she presented the children’s sermon at First United Church where she is a minister. Building on the concept of “internalized superiority,” she talked about how the church’s annual food drive helps people in need and encouraged the kids to think about how those people can
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Video: Reverse racism DOES exist

Video: Reverse racism DOES exist

A bit of mid-week humor.

Moral and Economic Costs of Slavery on the Diane Rehm Show

NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show had an informative discussion today about the “Moral and Economic Costs of Slavery,” building on the new film “12 Years a Slave.” You can listen the 55-minute segment here.

Antiracism Training: Still time to register! But not much….

Antiracism Training: Still time to register! But not much….

For anyone who lives in or can get to northern Indiana in two weeks, we still have spaces available for the Damascus Road Antiracism Analysis Training in Goshen. Please spread the word around.

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