racial justice

The Letter from the Birmingham Jail: The 55th Anniversary, A Public Reading in Boston. In the spring of 1964 our nation was embroiled in a struggle to save the soul of America. We were seeking the Beloved Community, the achievement of the vision that the …

A brief political and theological reflection on Du Bois’s famous line a 118 years later. • Byron Rushing served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1983 to 2018. He came to the House with a background in community organizing and Afro-American history. In the legislature, Byron’s …

Massachusetts Peace Action’s (MAPA) Racial Justice & Peace Working Group invites you to join us in reading and discussing An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. This 2015 winner of the American Book Award is the result of meticulous research and challenges us …

Racial Justice Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary: We believe that racism and white supremacist ideology are operative in the US government and society at large. We educate and agitate to raise the consciousness of MAPA members and the broader society of the relationship between white privilege and structural racism. Policy …

Circle Up! gives us a chance to see and hear what is going on in urban high schools by listening to the voices of real students sharing reflections about the effects of opportunity gaps on their everyday lives.   It investigates the issues of equity and …

Thank you for attending The Next Four Years conference or watching the livestream!  Please fill out the feedback and follow up form.  The livestream video can be viewed here; edited video will be posted in the next few days.  We’ll convene an organizing meeting Thursday, January 12, …

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