J., the chair of the new committee and the bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, said: “For too long, the sin of racism has lived and thrived in our communities and even in some of our churches. Other ad hoc committees in recent years have addressed religious liberty and marriage.“Recent events in Charlottesville are yet another reminder of what can be traced back to the original sin of the United States: racism,” Bishop Murry told reporters.
For those who have been watching, even with passing interest, it should be plain to see why we need a concerted effort at this moment.”Bishop Murry, one of a handful of African-American bishops in the United States, said he hopes to hold national and regional meetings about racism and he noted that an ad hoc committee is the “highest structural response possible” from U. “In recent years, our divisions have worsened, hatred is more evident and becoming more mainstream.”“It has targeted African-Americans other people of color, Jewish people, immigrants and others,” and bishops will seek to collaborate with leaders from other faith communities as part of their work, he said.
I would have made a longer series, but I was too often hassled by prison guards who noticed me pointing a camera at a prison.
They claimed that it was illegal to take a photo of the public building from a public road, and threatened to confiscate my film”, explained Krieger.
Pelican Bay was opened in 1989 and constructed purposefully to hold the most violent offenders, usually gang members.
Along with Corcoran State Prison, in the late 1980s, Pelican Bay ushered in a new era of Supermax facilities in California.
December 8, 2008 in Documentary, Fine Art | Tags: Herman Krieger, Isolated Views, New Idaho State Prison, Pelican Bay, Photographers of Prisons, Prison, Prison Construction, Prison Expansion, Prison Geography, Prison Industrial Complex, San Quentin, Vacaville, Wyoming | by petebrook | 1 comment Herman Krieger – stalwart of the Oregon photography community and Eugene resident – is a self-made specialist in the art of captioning.
However, more than his quirky words, I appreciate the great lengths he goes to in order to document sites of the prison industrial complex.
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