Today’s Local Actions – Mon 7/13 – “What does eye-color have to do with anything? Edition
Many of us remember a video of this teacher’s blue-eye v. brown-eye introduction to racism. This video shows extended footage of that experiment, and the reactions of the now-adult students to those two tumultuous days in third grade.
Jane Elliott’s lesson plan is now being used in prisons, corporations, and even on an unsuspecting studio audience of the Oprah Winfrey show. (Separate video here.)
Check out all our “Watch Party” videos here.
- Recently added: The Leesburg Stockade Girls
- Recently added: “What defund the police” really means.
- Recently added: Suppressed: The Fight to Vote – Full Film
Events happening today!
“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; It must be demanded by the oppressed.” ~ MLK
- We’re putting up information on local protests and actions by others we’re finding from informal sources. These listings are not endorsements nor guarantees as to time/place/type of protest or participant safety. Events can and have already been cancelled without notice.
- Protest safely in the time of pandemic and police overreaction: Go here for resources on camera apps, equipment, what to know if you’re stopped by police.
Monday/Wednesday –7/15 – ONLINE – Serra Statue Resolution Council Meeting – (6pm)