Sunday, April 30, 2017 9:15am in the Parlor Pamela Chatterton-Purdy and Rev. Dr. David Purdy
Artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy and her husband retired minister Rev. Dr. David Purdy, the couple behind the Icons of the Civil Rights exhibtion were actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement in the South in the 1960s. They marched at Selma and personally knew many of the figures involved in the Civil Rights Movement. They will speak about their experiences and raising a biracial family.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and James Reeb
Icons of the Civil Rights Movement, an exhibit developed by artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy and her husband retired minister Rev. Dr. David Purdy, will be on display Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, at First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist. Continue reading…
The Racial Justice Task Force challenges each of us to explore the implicit biases that we all have. We urge you to read Blind Spot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald, or read/listen to shorter info here: http://blindspot.fas.harvard.edu/Book. WARNING: Awareness may be the first step to enlightenment but the following action may make you uncomfortable – and curious! Learn about social mindbugs and the hidden costs of stereotypes for all of us. Take the Implicit Bias Test here at https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/ (takes ~15 minutes).