Granite Staters Respond To Another 'Unite the Right' Rally

Aug 10, 2018

One year after a white nationalist rally turned deadly in Virginia, we sit down with Granite Staters who watch these movements and reflect on the state of civil discourse in our state and our country.

GUESTS: 

  • JerriAnne Boggis,  Executive Director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, a non-profit that focuses on the state’s African-American history.
  • Reverend Eric Jackson,  Pastor at Brookside Congregational Church in Manchester.  He is also president of the Greater Manchester NAACP.
  • Rabbi Robin Nafshi, of Temple Beth Jacob in Concord.
  • Tom White, Coordinator of Educational Outreach at the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College.

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