Where Do We Go From Here? – November 17, 2016 @ Cannery Ballroom

Where Do We Go From Here? – November 17, 2016 @ Cannery Ballroom https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fsurjnashville%2Fvideos%2F1009712155823957%2F&show_text=0&width=560 On November 8, 2016 Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, with 58% of all white voters voting for him. To make matters worse, the white supremacist right has also filled Congress. If we want to have any hopeContinue reading “Where Do We Go From Here? – November 17, 2016 @ Cannery Ballroom”

October General Membership Meeting

On October 28, we had our second membership meeting at Edgehill United Methodist Church with over 70 people. At the meeting, we talked about how principled organizing to dismantle white supremacy begins with shared analysis of the problem – What is white supremacy? How do we talk about it? How does it operate? What upholdsContinue reading “October General Membership Meeting”

The Other Tennessee

Yesterday, the KKK launched a week-long training camp for youth in a little town in Arkansas. Open to people ages 16 and up, the camp seeks to build “a mighty army” to take back the white race from what they describe as “racial genocide.”  In anticipation of this camp, some activists in Arkansas, Missouri, Georgia, and Tennessee beganContinue reading “The Other Tennessee”

March Against Fear #ThisIsWORR

On Saturday, July 18, many SURJ folks turned out for the March Against Fear, Nashville’s contribution to the Week of Righteous Resistance (WORR). People across the country participated in counter-rallies to respond to the KKK rally planned in South Carolina. A coalition of students, clergy, and community organizations from across the state marched from the historic Greater BethelContinue reading “March Against Fear #ThisIsWORR”