Bryan Stevenson on how America can heal #Reblog #Healing #EqualJusticeInitiative

Bryan Stevenson stands in front of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, the first memorial dedicated to those terrorized by lynching.
 Rog and Bee Walker/Equal Justice Initiative

A conversation about truth and reconciliation in the US.

What would it take for America to heal? To be the country it claims to be?

This is the question that animates Bryan Stevenson’s career. Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a clinical professor at the New York University School of Law, a MacArthur “genius,” and the author of the remarkable book Just Mercy — which was recently turned into a feature film where Stevenson was played by Michael B. Jordan.

Check out this great “conversation” with Bryan Stevenson by Ezra Klein on



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