“RACISM-Young People Are Finally Having is Conversation,” discussed the elephant in the room. The elephant’s name was and still is “systemic racism.” For many years, racism had been the tabooed conversation. People would say, “we do not talk about racism.” Well, with all of the worldwide demonstrations about systemic racism, it is time to talk.
So, come along this journey with a diverse group of young people from ages 14 through 23, as they discuss the need to understand and extinguish systemic racism.
The historical times in which they conversed about systemic racism were during the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the signing of three Amendments, the 13th, 14th, and 15th, the Jim Crow Laws of 1870’s, and through the Civil Rights Movements of the 1960