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TED and Joe: We Need to Talk About Justice
July 25 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
In-person discussions begin at 9:30. You will be receiving the video links to the TED talks during the week before the meeting. Bring a chair and beverage of your choice for stimulating discussions in the gardens of these hosts and hostesses.
Garden of Nancy Prial and Jim Pavlekovsky
We Need to Talk About Justice
Bryan Stevenson, 2012, 22:59
In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country’s black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives. These issues, which are wrapped up in America’s unexamined history, are rarely talked about with this level of candor, insight and persuasiveness.