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America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America

February 1, 2016

Chicago and the nation are in the midst of a vibrant dialogue about race, policing, criminal justice and immigration reform. Rev. Jim Wallis addresses these issues and more through a Christian social justice lens in his forthcoming book America’s Original Sin. Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. Jim Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life. Join us for a presentation of his book, interview with moderator Manya Brachear Pashman, religion reporter at the Chicago Tribune, and conversation and responses from the following leaders in Chicago:

Dr. Byron Brazier, Pastor, Apostolic Church of God
Tim Jones, Millennial Lead, Willow Creek Church-Chicago
Rabbi Andrea London, Senior Rabbi, Beth Emet The Free Synagogue
Marty Castro, Commissioner, U.S. Civil Rights Commission
Rami Nashashibi, Executive Director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network

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