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Just Think: General Research Guide: Purpose

Resources for faculty who are examining issues of racial justice in the group called "Just Think ."

Racial Justice

Protest

By DC Protests [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/compatiblelicenses)], via Flickr

Black Lives Matter

By The All-Nite Images [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Stop Mass Incaceration

By Neon Tommy https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Invitation to Think

Just Think is an invitation to explore issues of racial justice in our country.  The history of injustice faced by people of color extended from the genocide of native peoples to forced enslavement of Africans to the domestic terror of the KKK to the oppression of Jim Crow to the current disproportional prosecution and imprisonment of black and Latino men and women. Are we  still a nation which denies equal rights under the law to so many of its citizens?  What is the real situation?  How did this situation develop? What powerful societal factors are at play? What can be changed to promote fairness? Let's think about it!

Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson's TED Talk