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.
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