Join me at one of the following upcoming events to further engage and make change.
White Fragility-Beyond The White Echo Chamber
TOPIC FOR SUNDAY:
RACE & FAITH
Religion has been liberally used in America’s history to justify slavery, “separate but equal,” and out and out white supremacy. This Sunday I’ll challenge you about what your religious tradition actually does say about racism. And if you know me, you already know “all you need is love” ain’t gonna’ cut it here. I’ll talk about how my work is fueled by the teachings of A Course In Miracles , and we’ll be joined by
UNDERSTANDING TODAY’S CONVERSATION OF RACE
How did we get here?
African American writer Nanette D. Massey of Buffalo, N.Y., leads a three and a half hour live workshop aimed mainly at white audiences to help them transition knowledgeably into today’s contemporary discussion about race. In this online address, Massey will give a historical synopsis of the roots of our country’s racial division using, among several examples, Bacon’s Rebellion of 1676 and the Memphis Black Sanitation Workers’ Strike of 1968, and talk about why racism hurts white America too.
“We did everything…” from the book Lord Of The Flies by William Golding 1954 I saw a post on Facebook that read “if black and brown children are old enough to experience racism, white children are old enough to learn about it.” In Robin DiAngelo’s book White Fragility, her whole premise is that white peopleContinue reading ““We did everything adults would do. What went wrong?””
Some of my white friends might be hearing a lot of chatter these days that’s new for them about an unusual number of black people harboring a peculiar mistrust about the arrival of our long awaited coronavirus wonder drug. On 12/14/20, the first television image of an American taking a vaccine approved to fight theContinue reading “Yay, A Vaccine (?)”
In response to a piece that appeared in the Rochester Beacon newspaper. To echo what Howard said, I am finding that too many white folks are in fact relying on all white spaces for all their racial learning. A slew of studies show that 75% of white folks in the US report only having regularContinue reading ““#Racial Learning Groups So White””