This Is Beecher Terrace

At Assembly 2014, thousands of United Methodist Women members marched in solidarity with the Louisville, Ky., community to call for economic  justice. In Louisville, like in many cities and towns throughout the United States, the line that divides the haves and have-nots also divides the community by race.

Beecher Terrace, a public housing complex in West Louisville, was one of the groups we marched with. Beecher Terrace was featured in an April 2014 episode of PBS‘s FRONTLINE:

FRONTLINE goes inside Beecher Terrace, a housing project in Kentucky where nearly every resident spends time behind bars. This disturbing cycle of incarceration raises big questions about America’s infatuation with incarceration.

Watch the episode here.

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About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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