The Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, president of the United Church of Christ, will speak about Christian nationalism and the need for religious leaders and people of faith to openly discuss and confront it.
The presentation is on advancing the discussion of anti-racism and social justice. The speaker is co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival, and founding director of the Center for Public Theology and Public Policy at the Yale Divinity School.
The Illinois Attorney General’s office has filed a hate crime lawsuit against a Savanna mother and her adult son, accusing them of hanging an effigy of their Black neighbor from a tree near his property as well as covering their home with swastikas, Confederate flags and a slur.
The Joliet-based Warehouse Workers for Justice said Black workers are feeling unsafe at an Amazon facility in Joliet after they were targets of racial death threats and intimidation.
The Joliet university hopes to ‘facilitate learning, understanding, and constructive discourse on justice, equity, diversity’
The bestselling author expresses the healing power of community in overcoming the pain and isolation of being considered “the other.”
Plainfield South High School Black Student Association is hosting the event