Unit 3 Destination Refelction - India

Read this article on the recent rise of Hindu nationalism, and this recent description of the ways the caste system within and beyond Hinduism continues to profoundly impact the lived reality in India.

  • How do the viewpoints expressed in these articles contradict or support things you thought you knew about India?
  • Where do you see parallels between the reality in India described by the authors, and what you know about racial inequity in the United States?
  • How do the structures and systems described seem to hold echoes of white supremacy culture in our own country? What seems different about them?


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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at hvickery@uucsj.org and 617-301-4303