Category Archives: Racial Justice

It’s an awkward fact

WBUR’s Edify team reports on the town of Brookline’s attempts to reconcile the conferring of a honorific on a slave-owning land donor with the current understanding of the barriers it has created to the development of a healthy racial identity … Continue reading

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Monuments to White Supremacy in Our Own Back Yard

BRJE member Raul Fernandez reflects on the current debates about monuments to the country’s legacy of white supremacy and what it means does it mean to have a monument he once viewed as racist standing uncontested in his own back yard. … Continue reading

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What are the Responsibilities of Brookline Citizens?

BRJE member Charles Morgan shares his perspectives on the national and local presence of systemic racism and asks what responsibilities citizens have in Brookline where “we don’t experience ourselves as racist…” Click here to read the Brookline TAB letter

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Teachers Discussing Racial Justice

More and more often, teachers are at the forefront of navigating discussions about race and racial justice. Learn more about Abby Erdmann’s work to ensure that student voices are heard in classrooms.

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