racial justice

Resources for Learning About and Taking Action Against Racism and Police Violence

2020-07-25T02:59:21+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Activism, Criminal Justice, Police Brutality, Racial Inequality, Racial Justice|Tags: , , , , |

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash Voice of Witness reiterates our full solidarity with Black communities and allies protesting against police brutality, mass incarceration, and the racial injustice inseparable from this country’s history and institutions. We demand accountability and justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and so many others whose names we [...]

10 Dynamic Resources for Black History Month

2020-07-25T02:59:22+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Activism, Education, Racial Inequality, Racial Justice, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

For Black History Month, Voice of Witness put together a list of 10 key resources for deepening understanding of black history and racial justice. The list includes a mix of organizations, resources, and nonfiction books (including oral history!), in no particular order: 1. Book: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson 2. Film: [...]

Summer Reading List from VOW

2020-07-25T02:59:31+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Arts, Civil Rights and Security, Cultural and Personal Identity, Home and Belonging, Immigration, Racial Inequality, Racial Justice, Refugees, Uncategorized, VOW Book Series|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Voice of Witness team has put together a short summer reading list, featuring a few personal recommendations from our staff. What do you plan to read this summer? Electric Arches by Eve L. Ewing Electric Arches is an imaginative exploration of Black girlhood and womanhood through poetry, visual art, [...]