George Floyd Memorial Vigil: Bearing Witness and Holding Space

Plymouth Congregational Church

An event to hold energy and sacred space for George Floyd Square and those gathered there on this important one-year anniversary of his murder. We want to engage as much of the Plymouth congregation as possible in this work of witnessing. Our intention is to invite our congregation and neighbors to participate.   The Contemplatives […]

RJI – Seeing White Podcast Discussion

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#11 Danger For hundreds of years, the white-dominated American culture has raised the specter of the dangerous, violent black man. Host John Biewen tells the story of a confrontation with an African American teenager. Then he and recurring guest Chenjerai Kumanyika discuss that longstanding image – and its neglected flipside: white-on-black violence. https://www.sceneonradio.org/episode-41-danger-seeing-white-part-11/?fbclid=IwAR1u19OL8q9RvVTlScLpAdIRdj21FwK2uHOKQTQ8CRpl0TfVrDsn9-fi-EE Tuesday, Aug. […]

RJI – Seeing White Podcast Discussion

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Episode 12: My White Friends For years, Myra Greene had explored blackness through her photography, often in self-portraits. She wondered, what would it mean to take pictures of whiteness? For her friends, what was it like to be photographed because you’re white? With another conversation between host John Biewen and series collaborator Chenjerai Kumanyika. Listen to […]

RJI – Seeing White Podcast Discussion

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#12 My White Friends. For years, Myra Greene had explored Blackness through her photography, often in self-portraits. She wondered, what would it mean to take pictures of whiteness? For her friends, what was it like to be photographed because you’re white?   Zoom discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

RJI – Seeing White Podcast Discussion

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#13 White Affirmative Action. When it comes to U.S. government programs and support earmarked for the benefit of particular racial groups, history is clear. White folks have received most of the goodies.   Zoom discussion on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021