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For a year, we’ve all been thinking deeply about social justice. We’ve been asking questions: How is racism manifested in our educational system, our criminal justice system, our own actions, and attitudes?
And what would a more just world look like? How can we improve our schools, our hospitals, our companies, our relationships, to ensure that everyone is treated equally, with respect and dignity? Should reparations be made to Black citizens — and how can we calculate the cost of centuries of injustice?
Throughout this year, NJPACs Standing in Solidarity gatherings have examined all angles of these questions.
In the Fall, our Standing in Solidarity series will recommence with more nuanced discussions and expert insight on topics including environmental justice, colorism and the Afro-Latino experience in America.
But first, to conclude this year-long project of reflection on questions of race, equity and justice, we’re revisiting some of the most thought-provoking of our panels, in live sessions with members of the Arts Center’s own Social Justice Programming Task Force.
Please join NJPAC at 7PM on Monday, July 19, to revisit two of our most intriguing discussions: “White Fragility” and “Policing the Police,” during a live Zoom session.
For the discussion of the concept of white fragility, and the popular book by the same name by Robin DiAngelo, our panelists will be: