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New and Noteworthy

Let's Talk
"It is inadequate to say ‘I am not prejudiced' and morally evasive to say, ‘I treat everyone the same,'" writes Paul Kivel in the new Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. The book makes use of anecdotes, statistics, and study questions to deconstruct the concept of race, explore the manifestations of racism, and challenge white readers to become allies in the struggle for racial justice. New Society Publishers.

A Fishy Story
The creators of Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and those crabby French Peas are headed to the big screen with their first feature-length film, Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie. The family of hilarious vegetables tells the story of Jonah, God, and the whale through silly songs, witty dialogue, and excellent animation. From the wacky people at Big Idea Productions.

Bearing Witness
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow is a four-part series airing on PBS that explores segregation from the end of the Civil War to the modern civil rights movement. The documentary incorporates early film footage, photographs, and first-person accounts to tell the stories of brutality and humiliation. The shows air consecutive Tuesdays starting Oct. 1 (check local listings for times). A 12-page intergenerational discussion guide is available at or by writing to Jim Crow Guide; PO Box 245; Little Falls, NJ; 07424-0245.

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Sojourners Magazine September-October 2002
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