“Voices of Black Experience” Panel Discussion


The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County’s Racial Justice Task Force is hosting a panel discussion, “Voices of Black Experience: Inspiring Us to Resist the New Jim Crow,” on Saturday, February 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a reception following, at 1475 West Front Street, Lincroft.  Speakers are: Topeka K. Sam, the founder of The Ladies of Hope Ministries (LOHM), whose mission is to help disenfranchised and marginalized women transition back into society through education, empowerment, and spiritual development; Paula Mcghie, mother of a young man arrested in a military-style NYC raid and being held in solitary confinement out-of-state, who has dedicated her life to advocacy for prisoners everywhere and the protection of their human rights; and Dequi Kioni-Sadiki, a black feminist, educator for liberation, artist, human rights activist, poet, wife, mother, and grandmother, who hosts Where We Live on WBAI (99.5 FM).

For more information, see www.uucmc.org or call 732-747-0707. Please RSVP for reception to 732-747-0707 or email maggi@uucmc.org.