Dean Kelly Brown Douglas continues her Facebook Live series, Being Church in the time of Covid-19, on Friday, June 19th at 1:45 PM ET when she speaks with Michelle Alexander about the pandemic’s impact on prison reform. Michelle Alexander is the author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, is an Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, and Visiting Professor of Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary.
Being Church During the Time of COVID-19 is a series of conversations with church, faith, and community leaders who are reacting and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The series brings attention to the underlying injustices, poverty, and racism that this crisis has exposed. Watch all our previous videos on the EDS at Union Facebook page and Union YouTube channel.