Check out these questions to help you consider ways in which you can love and care for others during this time of quarantine.
As our Coming To The Table family strives to find ways to continue the work for racial healing, let's remember that we are working to heal the human race, becoming a bridge to love and care for others across barriers, real and imaginary, ironically evident in this time of quarantine. Like always, bridging with others will require patience , understanding and above all, creativity . Think (and color) outside the lines.???? Lead with gratitude, a healthy concern for those you cannot see and hold a vision of connectedness for us all. Be well and be safe. ?? - Danita Rountree Green?
After much debate on how we could safely gather while being mindful of the current public health challenge, Coming To The Table-RVA will be cancelling all public gatherings and events slated for next week and the month of March.
A Clear Vision in a New Decade of Change
Let me start with these two small words - THANK YOU for being a part of our National Day
of Racial Healing Observance for 2020. On Day 1, you joined us at the Virginia Museum of
History and Culture for Repairing the Breach: History, Religion and the Racial Divide featuring
Richmond’s own Dr. Ed Ayers and Dr. Brian Blount with special guest Dr. David Ragland of the
Truth-Telling Protect, moderated by Dr. Corey Walker.ew Decade of Change
The release of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new novel, The Water Dancer was coupled with multiple events to encourage dialogue and fellowship.
A collaboration event between CTTT-RVA and VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art brought together 49 people including faculty and students from VCU and Virginia Union University, Richmond artists, and members of CTTT-RVA.
In August, to mark the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving to the English colony of Virginia, the New York Times launched the 1619 Project, challenging readers to consider this event in 1619 as the true founding moment of the United States.
African-American Heritage Center, Jefferson School, 233 4th Street Charlottesville, VA
Join the Charlottesville chapter of Coming to the Table and the DOR History Action Team for a screening of the documentary, “A Moral Debt: The Legacy of Slavery in the USA” Panelists include Martha Rollins and Danita Rountree Green who are the co-founders of CTTT- Richmond and are featured in the film.
Here is a link to the documentary available on YouTube. A Moral Debt: The Legacy of Slavery in the U.S.A.
Northam blackface scandal forces Virginians to talk about what redemption for racism should look like