Walk the heart maze in prayer for racial justice. As John Lewis said, “You are the Light. Never let anyone — any person or any force — dampen, dim or diminish your light. Study the path of others to make your way easier and more abundant…”
Maine Human Rights Coalition President James Varner has been hosting Juneteenth events for more than 50 years. He spoke in the Bangor Maine area at the first federally recognized holiday. Why though is teaching about it and race theory in general a problem for so many?
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Long-time Bangor Civil Rights leader James Varner, 86, delivers an emotional message about the last moments of George Floyd’s life and death to an anti-racism protest in Augusta. James Varner is the co-founder of the Bangor chapter of the NAACP and president of the Maine Human Rights Coalition.
Monroe Nathan Work (1866–1945) felt compelled to document every known lynching happening in the United States. This interactive map shows how lynching began as a form of self-appointed justice in local communities when townspeople made grave accusations first, but never bothered to gather the proof.
When George Floyd was killed, or Freddie Gray or Michael Brown there is intense, widespread outrage and mass protests but then things die down until the next murder. The Dragon Panel Project connects these isolated events, touches people’s hearts and brings awareness that it is part of a system.