There's this brilliant activist that I know who challenged his friends to something different for Lent in 2018. (You may have even followed some of that series, here.) The challenge was to become an anti-racist for the 40 days of Lent. Up until that point, I would have confidently told anyone that I wasn't racist.… Continue reading Know Better, Do Better.
"Whites, it must frankly be said, are not putting in a similar mass effort to reeducate themselves out of their racial ignorance. It is an aspect of their sense of superiority that the white people of America believe they have so little to learn." - Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. I love that this quote… Continue reading LENT. 18.
LENT. Day 17. Learn about and oppose systemic racism. This topic has been heaviest and hardest on my heart throughout my hopes of understanding the racial divide and attempting to really advocate for racial justice. I connect and learn really well through story, most of all when that story brings me to questions for which… Continue reading LENT. 17.
Anti Racism for Lent. Day 16. Look for and listen to expert voices that are people of color. If you've found yourself seeking out information about racial justice, are you looking at where that information is coming from? How often do you read the names of the author of that article you're reading? Do you… Continue reading LENT. Day 16.
Lent. Day 13. Go, LOOK for things which challenge your perspective. Part 3.... Part 1 is here... ... Part 2 is here... Look for BOOKS which challenge your perspective. LOOK FOR THINGS TO READ, Books: BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Audible, narrated by Ta-Nehisi Coates) A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES… Continue reading LENT. Day 13.