On March 1, 2020, while standing at the Edmond Pettus Bridge, Civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis encouraged us to get in good and necessary trouble as we face the
On March 1, 2020, while standing at the Edmond Pettus Bridge, Civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis encouraged us to get in good and necessary trouble as we face the systemic racial injustices that persist in our nation. He said that this is how we would redeem the soul of this nation. But what does this mean? What can we really do to challenge the disadvantages suffered by people of color across the country? In addition to protesting, what else can we do to seek change get in good and necessary trouble, as called for by Lewis?
Join us as PACE, a program of the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, and Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Associate Professor of communication and African American Studies in the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland, talk about confronting poverty; anti-racist behavior, and practices; and coalition building.
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