True Justice Viewing: Anytime. Free via online streaming.
Just Mercy Viewing: Now through June 30, 2020. Free via online streaming.
Discussion: Monday, June 29, 2020, 7:30 p.m. Via Zoom.
Working toward an end of racism in America requires an understanding of our national history. The Heritage UU Church Racial Justice Team offers this opportunity for discussion.
True Justice: Brian Stevenson’s Fight for Equality is an HBO documentary that follows Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative’s struggle to create greater fairness in the criminal justice system. This film is unrated, but would probably merit a PG-13 movie rating for the seriousness of its content. The video streams for free at Equal Justice Initiative: True Justice.
Just Mercy is a powerful true story that follows young lawyer Brian Stevenson and his battle for justice as he defends a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. This film is rated PG-13. The video streams for free at on many platforms through June 30. To find the platform of your choice, visit the Just Mercy Website.
You may also want to read Brian Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy, available at libraries and at retail locations.
After watching one or both of these films, attend a discussion, via Zoom. Check the Heritage UU Church homepage for the Zoom link at the time of the discussion on Monday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m.
If you have any questions, please call Tracey DuEst, Louise Lawarre, or Rae Jane Araujo, or email them at: