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June 23, 2019 ADORE meeting

by Jill Rabinov

A.D.O.R.E. (A Dialogue On Race and Ethnicity) will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, June 23rd, 11:30am – 1:40pm in the church sanctuary. During the first ten minutes, 11:30-11:40, co-chairs Allison Jacobs and Jill Rabinov will hold a short orientation for newcomers. The regular meeting will run from 11:40am – 1:40pm.

We will view a PBS Chasing the Dream series documentary called “Against All Odds: The Fight For A Black Middle Class,”  in which “acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert explores the often heroic efforts of black families to pursue the American dream in the face of unrelenting barriers.” For more information please open this link:

www.pbs.org/wnet/chasing-the-dream/stories/about-against-all-odds/

A discussion of this documentary as well as the issue of reparations will follow. Please read acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates’s piece, The Case for Reparations, in the The Atlantic, June, 2014 issue and any other related literature that you would find beneficial for this discussion. Here is a link to The Case for Reparations: 

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

Pizza will be available at $1.50 per piece and childcare will be available upstairs.

Everyone, please join us!

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