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Town Talks - Allyship in the Movement
April 28, 2021 - May 10, 2021

Save the Date 2021-04-28 America/New_York Town Talks - Allyship in the Movement

Our fourth and final Town Talk of the 20/21 season resonates alongside the World Premiere of Freedom Rider. Some of us old enough to remember can recall a time when white Americans, significantly Jewish in prominence, joined with Black marchers to fight and at times even die together in the noble struggle that was the Civil Rights movement in America. They – Black and white alike -- believed it was the right thing to do, to follow Martin Luther King, Jr. and to sing of overcoming and to protest together and go to jail together and in the face of all adversity, dare to dream the great dream Dr. King gave his life for. As time has gone on and Black consciousness has evolved, so too have the relationships between black and white in this country. Today, there has risen the same urgency, the same calling for the fight against inequity, injustice, and continued brutality toward people of color; and again, we have met in the streets, marching. In this conversation, we’ll be looking at who is the “we?” Whose struggle is this, really? Where lies the responsibility, individually and collectively, to effect change, for real this time? And how?

Partners and Participants Subject to Change

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Town Talks - Allyship in the Movement

Apr 28, 2021 - May 10, 2021

Town Talks

Our fourth and final Town Talk of the 20/21 season resonates alongside the World Premiere of Freedom Rider. Some of us old enough to remember can recall a time when white Americans, significantly Jewish in prominence, joined with Black marchers to fight and at times even die together in the noble struggle that was the Civil Rights movement in America. They – Black and white alike -- believed it was the right thing to do, to follow Martin Luther King, Jr. and to sing of overcoming and to protest together and go to jail together and in the face of all adversity, dare to dream the great dream Dr. King gave his life for. As time has gone on and Black consciousness has evolved, so too have the relationships between black and white in this country. Today, there has risen the same urgency, the same calling for the fight against inequity, injustice, and continued brutality toward people of color; and again, we have met in the streets, marching. In this conversation, we’ll be looking at who is the “we?” Whose struggle is this, really? Where lies the responsibility, individually and collectively, to effect change, for real this time? And how?

Partners and Participants Subject to Change


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