Tag Archives: Michelle Alexander

Weaving Stories of Beloved Community: Part II (sermon)

The Unitarian Society of East Brunswick May 8 2016 Let me begin in gratitude. Gratitude to be with you again. Gratitude for breath. For the presence of my spouse again among you, but not my daughter, who is home in … Continue reading

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A Game of Chess: The New Jim Crow Over & Over (Part II)

As I have written about in Part I, I am currently “reading” (listening as I drive) to Michelle Alexander’s amazing book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. This book was chosen several years ago as … Continue reading

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Furtive Movements: The New Jim Crow Over & Over (part I)

Maybe you were like me when the George Zimmerman trial was going on, shocked (not necessarily surprised) that the defense would come up with something so totally messed up as to say that Trayvon Martin was not unarmed because he … Continue reading

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