September 30, 2007
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The story of the Jena 6 has helped expose the racial injustices in our country. The grassroots response to the Jena 6 has demonstrated the power of the people to create a movement and to achieve results.
Mychael Bell's sentence went from 20 years in prison to now being tried as a juvenile.
The Economist: Revenge Begins to Seem Less Sweet
NY Times: Justices to Enter the Debate Over Lethal Injection:
The Guardian: Amnesty Lists Execution Horrors
Inter Press Service: Executions Across Country on Hold
October 6, 12:00pm @ Jimmy Carter Center
Emory Law Public Interest Conference
October 13 @ Law School
Free to Public/More Info & Link to Register
Paul Rusesabagina (Hotel Rwanda)
October 16, 8:00pm @ Glenn Memorial UMC
Student Tickets @ the DUC
Jimmy Carter: The Role of a Christian in the 21st Century
October 18, 2:15pm @ Emory Cannon Chapel
Dalai Lama: 1st Emory Summit on Religion, Conflict, & Peacebuilding
October 21, 2:00pm @ Emory WoodPEC
1,000 free tickets will be made available to students, faculty & staff.
Karl & Michelle: Together in the USA
October 22, 6:30pm @ the Atlanta Airport
One image from the protest that I most value is the banner on the capital lawn that reads, “SEEK PEACE, AND PURSUE IT.” This silent vigil has been taking place every Saturday for the past five years. Quietly holding a banner alone may not bring peace, but the collective actions and prayers of people do. This past month I have been reminded that even in the midst of all of the injustice in our world, there are signs of change, there is evidence of progress, and there is reason to hope. Karl