Responding to the Scourge of Racism: New Resources

Responding to the Scourge of Racism: New Resources

 

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A Reflection on Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder and Racism 

Dr. Donique McIntosh,  Minister for Racial Justice for the Southern New England Conference, writes: "I’m an African-American woman who’s had a front row seat in America’s unending theater of encounters that begin with a racial stereotype and end with a Black person being killed."

There are Precious Few Good Police

Marilyn Kendrix, Bridge Conference Minister, writes : "There are precious few good police. I know that this is a provocative statement but I urge you to read on before you make your decision about this reflection. In order to put some context to this statement, I want to take you through a timeline of my childhood. I want you to think about this statement using my worldview as a lens."  

The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Arbery
View Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr’s cinematic sermon preached at Trinity UCC Sunday, May 17. 

Pay Attention. And Act
Don Remick, Bridge Conference Minister writes: "Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. Christian Cooper. Breonna Taylor. They are names that made horrific headlines in the last two weeks. But they are not the only incidents. They made the news because they were videotaped. Others were not."

Lynching Justice in America
The national officers of the United Church of Christ write: "Justice was lynched in America yesterday. But thanks be to God, Justice refuses to die."

A Message to White Allies
Nancy S. Taylor, Sr. Minister of Old South Church in Boston, message and resources

Strange fruit
Jolie Rock, Resident Artist at St. Peter United in Houston Texas, performs this song which she states is "not meant to make you feel good."

Allies to Anti-Racist Accomplices
Resources for the Stages of White Identity, created by Anna Stamborski, M.Div Candidate; Nikki Zimmermann, M.Div candidate; Bailie Gregory, M.Div., M.S. Ed.

Southern New England Conference Racial Justice Page

 

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