Filmmaker Frances Causey was born in segregated Greensboro, N.C. in the early ’60s, “where white superiority was never questioned.” But with family in N.C. and Mississippi, with ancestral ties to slavery era Virginia, as an adult she pondered what she and her family had seen and accepted in “the racist South of my childhood.” SpurredContinue reading “Virtual Discussion with Filmmaker: The Long Shadow, Thursday, Sept. 16 at 7:00”
NOTE: To request an audio file of this guest interview, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Guest Interview Bernardine Dohrn (BD) Impressed with Action Ridge’s organization and commitment to social justice. Went to Washington four years ago to protest Hillary Clinton’s policies as presumed winner of the 2016 presidential election. Ended up as counter demonstrators to a Trump rally. Women’s March the followingContinue reading “Transcript of Guest Interview with Bernardine Dohrn (BD) & Bill Ayers (BA) January 27, 2021”
Topic: Melvin Lars’ Zoom Meeting CA. Rep. Karen Bass author of; George Floyd Justice In Policing Act 2020 H.R. 7120 and members of George Perry Floyd, jr’s. family will address this piece of legislation!Time: Jan 16, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/8270613136?pwd=d08xREZPb0VrSFc2a3F0TFdOcnpSQT09 Meeting ID: 827 061 3136Passcode: 9sgUbD
Join us Wednesday January 27th for the first presentation in our series “Building the Beloved Community.” Our first speakers will be William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. William Ayers is a Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired) and has written extensively about social justice and democracy.Continue reading “Meeting January 27, 2021”
What a great program we have planned for our March meeting, on the 12th at 7:00 at the Community Church! We’ll be watching a documentary called “The Color Tax”, which is part of a series entitled “The Shame of Chicago”. Below is a description of the film and attached is the flyer advertising the showing.Continue reading “Meeting March 12”
Chris Parson and Kate Kerin attended the 4th Annual MLK Jr. dinner organized by Unity in the Community. This years theme was “A Single Garment of Destiny” taken from Dr.King’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail. It was a wonderful event with thoughtful and thought provoking discussion. See attachments for more information.
Meeting was called to order by Nan Parson at 7:03PM. 7:00-8:30—Presentation was titled “Racial Equity : Raising Awareness and Understanding White Privilege. Corrie Wallace is an Anti-Oppression Educator. This was an interactive experience aimed at raising our awareness of White Privilege on our culture. Corrie helped us come to the realization that we take forContinue reading “Action Ridge Meeting Minutes 4/4/2019”