What We’re Reading (recommended reading)
- Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
- The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton
- Lethal State: A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina by Seth Kotch
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- Click here to view the WeAre (working to extend anti-racist education) book list for kids aged Pre-K through 5th grade.
What We’re Watching
- 13th: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. Available on Netflix.
- Cracking the Codes: Joy DeGruy, A Trip to the Grocery Store. Available on Youtube.
- The Talk: Sonny Kelly’s The Talk is a virtuosic one-person show about the difficult conversation a father must have with his son in a racialized America. Kehillah member Carol Land is the production manager for this show.