WEEK 1


PREPARATION

1) In preparation for the first discussion please take the Harvard implicit bias test.   https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/selectatest.html 

 

2) And watch Immaculate Perception: Jerry Yang at TEDxSanDiego 2013   (14 minutes) Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VGbwNI6Ssk&feature=youtu.be

 

If you are interested in learning more, please feel free to do that.  Here are some other resources to get you started.

Jennifer Ebehart (unconscious bias):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMX0QzHbSOU  (1 hour)

 

Unconscious Bias Training—$20 class  https://www.gcorr.org

3) Reflect or journal on the material

 

WEEK 2


PREPARATION

 

1) In preparation for the first discussion please WATCH video about White Fragility: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7mzj0cVL0Q&feature=emb_share&fbclid=IwAR0G6f2J9DhI1T-xo3PhC_MUT0M26iKyHuqZKPni1U6BqrjrGIOj2P_R29o

 

2) Take the privilege test to NOTICE/RECOGNIZE your own privilege. Remember, privilege is okay to admit but we need to be aware of it and use it to help others. https://www.buzzfeed.com/regajha/how-privileged-are-you

3) Reflect or journal on the material

 

WEEK 3


PREPARATION

1) In preparation for the first discussion please watch video 13th on Netflix or YouTube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krfcq5pF8u8&fbclid=IwAR3b3pZZR6ESz9CsC2xqbIAty03-i4UTT2YG1ogwDWksyloUpfZTLSPA17Q

 

2) Engage/Act on what you have learned.  Visit https://5calls.org/issue/justice-policing-act-booker-harris

 

3) Reflect or journal on the material

WEEK 4


PREPARATION

 

1) In preparation for the first discussion please listen to “How to be an Anti-Racist”— (1 hour podcast)

https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-with-ibram-x-kendi-on-how-to-be-an-antiracist/

Here, the author provides and introduction to some concepts within the book. He also talks about how the book pushes at both conservatives and liberals.

 

2) Review Wesley’s Christian Conferencing Guidelines.  Consider how to employ them in your discussions involving politics.

 

3) Reflect or journal on the material

WEEK 5


PREPARATION

1) In preparation for this weeks class/discussion, begin to consider what you need to confess and repent of and prepare for a time of fasting and repentance. 

 

2) Check out one of the “Other Resources” listed below.  

 

OTHER RESOURCES: 

Oprah’s 2 part series “Where Do We Go From Here”    

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=09ysfL2SlHo&feature=emb_logo

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jy6LpivqIM

https://www.inverse.com/article/41221-black-history-month-netflix-tv-film-television-shows

 

Bryan Stevenson (criminal justice):  https://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice?language=en

 

Michelle Alexander (criminal justice):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ6H-Mz6hgw

 

Richard Rothstein (racist housing laws):  https://www.npr.org/2017/05/17/528822128/the-color-of-law-details-how-u-s-housing-policies-created-segregation

 

Austin Channing Brown tv show, episode with Brene Brown:  https://vimeo.com/371303441

 

Jennifer Ebehart (unconscious bias):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMX0QzHbSOU

https://www.gcorr.org

https://pulitzercenter.org/lesson-plan-grouping/1619-project-curriculum

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/watch-live-race-matters-america-in-crisis-a-pbs-newshour-special

https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

https://www.umcjustice.org/articles/a-charter-for-racial-justice-in-an-interdependent-global-community-136

https://www.umcjustice.org/who-we-are/social-principles-and-resolutions/white-privilege-in-the-united-states-3376

https://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/download-resources/racial-justice-tools-for-leaders.pdf

3) Reflect or journal on the material

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