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Why We #ReMemberRustin

Written by the CCI Interns

#ReMemberRustin

The legacy of Bayard Rustin is far too often forgotten. Erased from history books, the dominant, hegemonic white memory of the Civil Rights Movement, and popular political discourse surrounding the era, Rustin’s significant contribution as a member of the fight for justice rarely is given the credit it deserves. 

Road to Justice: Celebrating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Shay Stewart-Bouley 

Every January, we celebrate the life and achievements of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; for many of us, that may passively involve simply enjoying a day off of work. On the more active side, it may mean participating in one of the many community events that abound, or performing actual service work.

White on White: We All Have a Role in Working for Racial Justice

By Susan Naimark, CCI Board Chair

VIDEO - An Evening With Gary Younge!

If you were unable to make it to our event with Gary Younge - don't worry! You can watch the event here!

Recap: Can we talk about Obama and Race?

"A strong crowd of attendess arrived early to hear from the knowledgable panel members, anticipating a thought-provoking discussion on Monday evening at Suffolk University's Law School. If you were unable to attend the very informative “Obama and race” event presented by Community Change, be sure visit their website to learn about this initial discussion.

Combatting Racism: A workshop with Paul Marcus - Report Back

More than forty people, mostly white, gathered a couple of weeks ago at the Winchester Unitarian Church for a workshop on structural racism.  CCI’s executive director Paul Marcus facilitated most of the three-hour event. 
 
Paul compared structural racism to the movie The Matrix, in which humans believe they are autonomous individuals but are actually embedded in a malevolent system that they cannot see.

My journey did not stop after my summer internship...

A word from a former intern...

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Community Change was born out of the Civil Rights Movement and in response to the Kerner Commission which named racism as "a white problem." CCI has done what few organizations are willing to do: shine a spotlight on the roots of racism in white culture with the intention of dealing with racism at its source, as well as with its impact on communities of color.

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