Facing Race Monthly Discussion Articles

The GI Bill - Discovering the meaning of unearned privilege
Chapter 7 of Waking Up White: and finding myself in the story of RACEby Debbie Irving;
https://abbiewatters.wordpress.com/2016/09/27/the-gi-bill-discovering-the-meaning-of-unearned-privilege/

 

Dear Grandpa Massa: An Open Letter to My White Ancestor for Confederate Memorial Day, by Michael Twitty, from Afroculinaria, Ap. 23, 2018
https://afroculinaria.com/2018/04/23/dear-grandpa-massa-an-open-letter-to-my-white-ancestor-for-confederate-memorial-day/

 

The Newest Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander, New York Times Opinion, Nov. 8, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/opinion/sunday/criminal-justice-reforms-race-technology.html

 

”Dangerous Ground” by David Gessner, Sept. 4, 2018 from The American Scholar
https://theamericanscholar.org/dangerous-ground/#.XVHOqXt7ns4

 

Tears We Cannot Stop–A Sermon to White Americaby Michael Eric Dyson
Chapter V.3 – The Plague of White Innocence (Opening and Closing sections)
not available online

 

White Washing White Supremacy: Media Rushes to Excuse Covington Catholic StudentsRewire News Jan 22, 2019, by Jodi Jacobson
https://rewire.news/article/2019/01/22/white-washing-white-supremacy-media-rushes-to-excuse-covington-catholic-students/

 

White people assume niceness is the answer to racial inequality. It’s not,by Robin DiAngelo;
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/16/racial-inequality-niceness-white-people

 

Why are we talking about white supremacy?The idiot’s guide to critical race theory,by Crystal Fleming 1/21/2019 UU World Magazine WiINTER 2018
from How To Be Less Stupid About RaceBeacon Press.
https://www.uuworld.org/articles/idiots-guide-critical-race-theory

 

Black is a Country, by Wendy Thompson Taiwo,
http://www.mnartists.org/article/black-country

 

Dear Fellow White People from “Dear Fellow White People”: AN APPEAL FOR SUSTAINED DISCOMFORT, by Hannah Adair Bonner, Curator of The Shout.
https://neym.org/dear-fellow-white-people

 

One Minnesota Cannot Be Color Blind (Brett Grant)
http://voicesforracialjustice.org/one-minnesota-cannot-be-colorblind/