A Truth Initiative for Ferguson and Beyond
Mission Statement: The Truth Telling Project implements and sustains grassroots, community-centered truth-telling processes to share local voices, to educate America, and to support reconciliation for the purposes of eliminating structural violence and systemic racism against Black people in the United States.
We are a not-for-profit organization under the sponsorship of the Center for Educational Equity.
Over the course of 1 hot summer month in St. Louis, Missouri, The Babel Project had the honor of running a media activism workshop with 5 incredible youth protesters to produce a film that told a story of Ferguson and Mike Brown Junior from their perspectives.
We worked together every single day, honing our skills as storytellers, and taking control of the narrative – a narrative too often used to discredit victims of police brutality and the protesters that stand up for their community. A narrative that too often excludes the voices of young people.