Black women talk back, July 23

Black Women Talk Back

As part of the RACISM IS REAL Dialogue Series, the ROJ Black women trainers gathered to discuss hot topics impacting Black women. Watch it here or on Facebook where you can interact with the comments. With Calenthia Dowdy, Michelle Armster, Regina Shands Stoltzfus, Jessica Rodriguez Becker, Yvonne Platts, Chantelle Todman Moore, and Latiaynna Tabb.

Images, Aspirations, and Lies We Tell Our Children

We’re pleased to offer the recording of this panel discussion. You can watch here (YouTube) or on Facebook where you can view the running discussion. Here is a list of books recommended by the panelists. Monica Martinez, “The Injustice never leaves you”
 Natalia Molina, “How race is made in America”
 Johanna Fernandez, “the Young Lords:
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Moving From Karen to Committed. A caucus-type panel discussion for female-identified white people who want to work for racial justice.

Moving from “Karen” to Committed

This is the recording of Moving from “Karen” to Committed, part of the RACISM IS REAL Dialogue Series hosted by Roots of Justice. The panel of white, female-identified people discuss how white women have historically benefited from and perpetuate systemic racism — and what we can bring to the current work and conversation. How do we
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front porch conversation 2

Front Porch Conversation II

Picking up from last week, ROJ trainers continued the virtual front porch chat about race, racial justice, policing, and protest.

Will you be one of our supporters?

Will you be one of our supporters?

Hi friends in the struggle, We’re living at a critical time in U.S. history. Besides a public health pandemic, we’re in the middle of a racial uprising that’s been fomenting for years. Civil dialogue, anti-racism workshops, educating, kneeling in protest at football games, all good work but still a lot of systemic refusal to see
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front porch conversation

Porch Conversation I

Last evening, several ROJ trainers had a conversation “on the porch” about what’s going on. We streamed it on Facebook. We’ll probably do this some more in the coming weeks. Stay strong, people!

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