Racial Justice Awareness

When What Intended Audience Where
Dec. 6 thru Dec. 22

Tickets from $35

Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity The National Center of Afro-American Artists is pleased to present its 49th season of Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity, a gospel telling of the Christmas story.  You will be swept away by the cast of more than fifty joy-filled children, men and women lifting their voices in glee. (Ed note: this play is FANTASTIC!) Emerson Paramount Center

Robert J. Orchard Stage

559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Dec. 11 – 6:30 and 7:30

Free with museum admission

Black Nativity at the MFA Enjoy short 15-minute vignettes from Black Nativity, a cherished Boston tradition since 1970. The dramatic choreography of the Nativity song-play fast forwards the action to our times while keeping the relevant themes of neighborly love, community collaboration, activism, peace, and leadership within our community. This uplifting production sets out to restore hope and faith in the season of goodwill. Museum of Fine Arts

Avenue of the Arts

465 Huntington Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Through December 13

M-F: 10 am – 4 pm

Sat: 12 – 3 pm

Free

Photography Exhibit: “Of Length and Measures: Prison and the American Landscape” In this stunning series of photographs, artist Stephen Tourlentes seek the explore the uneasy relationship the US has with correctional facilities and the human cargo they contain. Regis College

Carney Gallery

25 Wellesley Street

Weston, MA 02493

 

Jan 20

10:30-11:30 am

Free with registration

617-514-1644

Benkadi Drum and Dance

Part of the Celebrate! :Family Programming series

The multicultural Benkadi Drum and Dance group performs dances showcasing traditional West African rhythms and movements. With vivid costumes, interpretive dance, and audience participation, folktales come to life before your eyes! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

 

 

LISTEN:

Samantha’s journey into the Alt-Right, and back., The New Yorker & WNYC Studios

Uncivil, podcast series on the stories left out of the official history of the Civil War

 

READ:

Long Island Divided: a 3-year study of racial discrimination in housing, Newsday (paywall lifted)

The 100th Anniversary of the Red Summer of 1919, Twitter thread – David Neiwert

Uprooted: The 1950’s Plan to Erase Indian Country, APM Reports

 

TAKE ACTION:

Check out the Migrant Justice Platform: A Unity Blueprint for Action on Immigration

Access the Action-Oriented and Educational Resources available from UU Mass Action Working Groups: Black Lives Matter, First Nations Rights

 

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