What can everyday people do to support racial equity? These St. Louisans who are invested in racial equity work say everyday people can do something simple but powerful: speak up.
Civil rights and immigration attorney Javad Khazaeli describes how the justice system in St. Louis can make life difficult for everyday St. Louisans, and discusses the frustration that led to the protests in Ferguson.
Lara Granich explains why tension in our processes, institutions, relationships and communities helps hold people accountable and keep us moving forward — and what happens when we pretend that tension doesn’t exist.
Artist and social entrepreneur De Nichols shares the story of the Mirror Casket, an art project born during the Ferguson protests that now resides in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Erica Henderson, the executive director of the St. Louis Promise Zone, explains how the climate and culture in St. Louis over the last five years have led to unprecedented collaboration among community organizations — which is essential to regional progress.
What can everyday people do to support racial equity? These St. Louisans who are invested in racial equity work say everyday people can do something very simple: educate themselves.
Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at the Brown School and principal director of HomeGrown StL, explains why St. Louis is so well-positioned to do something transformative in the work of racial equity.
Karishma Furtado, the research and data catalyst for Forward Through Ferguson, explains what it will take to correct the systemic inequity that St. Louis faces today.
Adelaide Lancaster, co-founder and director of community and collaboration for We Stories, talks about her experiences talking about race in all-White spaces, when it has an impact, and why that matters.
What will it take to achieve racial equity? Jason Purnell, associate professor at the Brown School at Washington University and director of Health Equity Works, explains what he thinks we need to do if we’re serious about racial equity.