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Just Mercy: The Book & Author

"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson is the selected title for the 2017-18 One Book, One Community program.

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Author: Bryan Stevenson

Stevenson, Bryan. “Opinion: This Is the Conversation about Race That We Need to Have Now.” Ideas.ted.com, TED, 17 Aug. 2017.

The videos below are in order as follows:

  • Bryan Stevenson's TED Talk from March 2012;
  • Bryan Stevenson's appearance, with Andra Day, on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" from August 23, 2017; they are discussing Equal Justice Initiative's "Lynching In America" project;
  • Bryan Stevenson's appearance on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" from October 16, 2014 (Part 1 and Part 2); he is discussing Just Mercy and the realities of race in the U.S.