Forum November 2015

A need for a vision and strategy I found myself weeping in response to Scott Holmes’s call for us to allow ourselves to be moved by the consequences of racism. (“Waking up in the White Garden,” FJ Oct.).  The power of his message lies in the combination of his own experience, immense clarity, and passion. One analogy he makes, however, conveys a misunderstanding often found among Friends that deserves to be addressed. Friend Scott says, “Restorative justice is to mass incarceration what nonviolent resistance was to segregation.” Apples🔒

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