The Tenacity of Racism and Its Challenge to Religious Faith
Join the John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History, Justice, and Race at George Mason University’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution and Busboys and Poets for a virtual discussion on August 24th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM (EDT).
Dr. Susannah Heschel, daughter of Civil Rights leader Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Jonathan Prinz, son of Civil Rights leader Rabbi Joachim Prinz, will join Yolanda Savage-Narva (Executive Director of Operation Understanding DC) in conversation with Andy Shallal (Busboys and Poets) and Dr. Charles L. Chavis, Jr. (George Mason University) to discuss the role of faith in the struggle for racial justice within the context of the historic Black–Jewish alliance.
This event is part of the A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) series at Busboys and Poets and and is being co-organized with the Black and Jewish Forum.
This event is being organized in advance of the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington. To learn more about the official “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” being organized on August 28th by the National Action Network, see the march website.