We Need to Talk…

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Bryan A. Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, and is a professor at New York University School of Law. He has gained national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color in the criminal justice system. Stevenson has assisted in securing relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, advocated for poor people and developed community-based reform litigation aimed at improving the administration of criminal justice. [Wiki]

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In an extremely articulate, passionate, dynamic, well-received TED talk from 2012, Bryan Stevenson addresses issues related to racism in American history… and now. You are encouraged to give a listen to

“We need to talk about an injustice.”

This video has now had over 3 million views. And deservedly so. This man makes sense.

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