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Recommended Films

Interviews and Presentations

Bryan Stevenson: "We Need to Talk About an Injustice"

"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."

"Faithful Anti-Racism and the Christian Life: a conversation with Christina Edmondson and John D. Witvliet"

A conversation with Christina Edmondson, cohost of the podcast Truth’s Table and author whose work has appeared in Christianity Today,,, Gospel Today magazine, and also a her own website.

Randal Jelks: "West Michigan Black History" Inner Compass from Calvin University on Vimeo.

From his book, African Americans in the Furniture City, Randal Jelks describes local stories ranging from landmark legal cases (Bolden v. Grand Rapids Operating Company) to labor practices related to Grand Rapid's African American community.

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