Restorative Justice Over Meritocratic-Retributive | A Long Repentance Post #13 |New Humanity Institute: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

The Maori in New Zealand practice restorative justice.  This image comes from a documentary about the Maori called Restoring Hope, found here. The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch into debates about ‘the proper role…

The Illusion of Meritocracy in Schooling, Part 1 | A Long Repentance Post #8 | New Humanity Institute: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

Pictured:  In 1957, white segregationists rallied in Little Rock, Arkansas, to protest Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and the Little Rock Nine, who were the first black students to integrate Little Rock Central High School.  Photo credit: John T. Bledsoe, Wikimedia Commons. The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race…

How “Race” Emerged from Colonialism | A Long Repentance Post #4 | New Humanity Institute: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

Pictured:  The Cathedral of Quito, Ecuador, built by Spanish Catholics from 1562 – 1567.  It is the oldest cathedral in South America.  Photo credit: Putneymark, Creative Commons 2.0. The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch…