Racial Justice

Racial Justice

Oct 23, 2021

The Color of Food: Exploring American Foodways Through the Lens of Racial Justice

In partnership with Knox Presbyterian Church, Govans’ Racial Justice Ministry welcomes Derrick Weston for a six-part series, “The Color of Food: Exploring American Foodways Through the Lens of Racial Justice.” Live on Zoom, Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. from October 16 until November 20. Register at the link below to receive a link for the Zoom event. Email lea@govanspres.org for more info. Series Schedule Week One – The Color of Food – Introduction, why we should use food “Apartheid” instead of…
Oct 26, 2021

Racial Justice Ministry: Fall Book Discussion – “The Black Butterfly”

Black Lives Matter activists, incensed by Freddie Gray’s brutal death in police custody, shut down highways and marched on city streets. In The Black Butterfly―a reference to the fact that Baltimore’s majority-Black population spreads out on both sides of the coveted strip of real estate running down the center of the city like a butterfly’s wings―Lawrence T. Brown reveals that ongoing historical trauma caused by a combination of policies, practices, systems, and budgets is at the root of uprisings and crises in…