The Urgent Need for Reconciliation in the United States | Bryan Stevenson Located in Montgomery, Alabama, the Memorial to Peace and Justice relates America’s history of racial terror and lynching. In this powerful, off-the-cuff conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, Bryan Stevenson shares why he hopes the memorial will be a tool to help heal a nation riven by centuries of racial injustice. (Note, Bryan spoke at the end of the TED Talk by architect Michael Murphy, designer of the memorial.)

Black women speak out on experiencing police violence A new campaign called Say Her Name addresses the lack of accountability for the deaths of black women and girls—and puts faces and names to the black and brown women whose lives have been cut short. But what do the survivors and families of victims have to say about the realities of policing black and brown communities?

Former Brazilian President Lula: It’s Clear Marielle Franco’s Assassination Was Premeditated We begin our discussion with the assassination of 38-year-old Rio city council member and human rights activist Marielle Franco, who was killed last week. Franco, who was a black lesbian, was known for her fierce criticism of police killings in Brazil’s impoverished favela neighborhoods. Her death comes at a pivotal moment for Brazil and the future of democracy in South America’s largest country.

Black Radical Imagination VW Sunday Sessions invites Amir George and Erin Christovale of Black Radical Imagination to present a special screening program featuring short films by Jamilah Sabur, Suné Woods, Vashti Harrison, and Ephraim Asili. This is the conversation with Ephraim Asili, Amir George and Erin Christovale that took place after the screening.