THURSDAYS FOR JUSTICE SERIES
Insurrection: How Did We Get Here?
Jan. 21, 2021
On Jan 21, we explored the political and social polarization in the U.S. with Dr. Barbara Ferman, Professor of Political Science at Temple University.
During the online event, participants had an opportunity to join in the discussion and ask questions of Dr. Ferman.
Barbara Ferman is Professor of Political Science, author of four books, and founder and Director of the University Community Collaborative. Dr. Ferman is a specialist in urban politics, and her publications focus on political leadership, public policy, housing, and community development. Her complete bio can be found at https://liberalarts.temple.edu/academics/faculty/ferman-barbara
Data On Political Opinions
Data on Opioids:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): https://www.drugabuse.gov/drug-topics/opioids/opioid-summaries-by-state
Data on Suicide Rates:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/suicide.shtml
Data On Income Inequality
Eduardo Porter: American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise.
Ian Haney Lopez: Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class
James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time
Reverend Dr. William J. Barber: The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear
Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die
Monologue by Trevor Noah George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper | The Daily Social Distancing Show – YouTube
Race: The Power of An Illusion (California Reel)
Facing History and Ourselves: https://www.facinghistory.org/