Scripture is full of stories about ordinary people who saw something they knew was wrong and bravely acted in resistance to structural evil, often risking their lives. There are many modern stories of resistance that inspire us, too. As part of your spiritual practice over these five weeks, take some time to watch some of the following:
Using interviews and rare archival footage, this film chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration.
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
Combining dramatizations, performance and archival imagery, this film resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.