Over the last couple of years of “Continuing the Conversation” and other meetings I have listened to the concerns of many when it comes to family and friends who have less than loving attitudes about people not like themselves.
The “Lucky Zip Codes” video that we viewed last night succeeded on the level of raising issues and stimulating conversation. But it appears that Amy Hunter, the presenter, referenced a number of historic events and threw in some terminology that was unfamiliar to many of us (and probably her TED Talk audience as well). I thought that it may be helpful to offer some context.
On November 30, 2018, Pizza and Social Justice team members were pleased to be invited to join the Be Clear team (BACKSACK Int’l) and members of several other Chicagoland groups for dinner at Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant in LaGrange IL.
Ginnie mentioned the book, Lies My Teacher Told Me, by sociologist James Loewen in a recent Pizza & Social Justice Continuing Conversation. Attached is a link to an NPR interview with Professor Loewen. --Yvor
by Kathy Routliffe
October 1, 2018, 11:25 AM
An African-American mother told a New Trier group that helped sponsor a movie on racism that she wasn’t prepared for that much history in the documentary “The Long Shadow.”
Pizza and Social Justice had our first public event in July 24, 2018 at Glenbard South High School showing the documentary "The Long Shadow".
Until further notice our in-person meetings have been suspended. In the interim we are hosting virtual meetings via Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday so we can still have *Virtual* Pizza and continue with our Conversation