Entries by Elizabeth Blanchette

Update From Nina

Dear ones, It is Monday, January 4th, 2021. School is back in session, if not back in person. People are back to the office, even if the office is their couch. Christmas decorations are getting packed away, trees are getting taken down, the last Christmas cookies and New Year’s bubbly have been consumed, and it […]

This is Us, But We Will Be Better

From the Minneapolis Downtown Interfaith Senior Clergy One thing that all Americans can agree upon during our fractious time is that American society is in crisis. Recently, we have often heard the phrase “this isn’t us.” A look at American history, however, reveals that this is indeed us. On this Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, may […]

The River and The Wall

Plymouth Film Club Discussion Feb. 7 of The River and the Wall, guest hosted by Plymouth IWWG, RJI, and Sunday Forum by Richard Jewell         Plymouth Film Club is offering a discussion of The River and the Wall (2019, 97 min., documentary) Sunday, Feb. 7, at 12:30 pm on Zoom. Plymouth’s IWWG–the Immigration Welcoming Work […]

“OUR DISCONTENT”- A Book Review by Richard Jewell

The Racial Justice Initiative invites you to read this review, written by Plymouth member Richard Jewell, of Caste, The Origins of Our Discontent, written by Isabel Wilkerson. Pulitzer Prizewinning author Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent explodes the myth that we are a classless society. The American Prospect calls this book “the missing puzzle piece of […]