EDUCATION

"You are all God's children through faith in Jesus Christ."  Galatians 3:26

  • What does The United Methodist Church say about racism?

    This article discusses what the United Methodist Church's says about racism and the church's response to recent events. Click here for more.

  • Talking About Race

    This program is sponsored by the National Museum of African American History and Culture which is a part of the Smithsonian Institution.  It provides comprehensive education and learning opportunities for parents and caregivers, educators, and people committed to equity. Click here for more.  

  • VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer clearly explains systemic racism, mostly for a white audience seeking to understand

    This short succinct video gives an excellent overview of systemic racism in the U.S. Click here for more.

  • Holy Post - Race in America - Part 2

    I got a lot of follow-up questions after my last video about race, so I'm answering the four that came up the most: 1. "What about family breakdown and fatherlessness?", 2. "What about the welfare system?", 3. "Why do you say WE did this??". 4. And finally... "Okay, I CARE. But what can I DO?", So buckle up, friends! It's a bit long, but it's WORTH it! Click here for more.

  • Native People and The United Methodist Church

    Historical Overview and Theological Foundations. Click here for more.

  • Finding Myself in the Story of Race | Debby Irving | TEDx Fenway

    This talk is designed to be a 101 for white people about what white privilege and institutional racism are and how they can become part of what a white person thinks, believes and, subsequently, says or does. Click here for more.

  • Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist | Brené Brown

    In an "Unlocking Us" episode, Brene Brown speaks with professor Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and the Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. They talk about racial disparities, policy, and equality, but really focus on How to Be an Antiracist, which is a groundbreaking approach to understanding uprooting racism and inequality in our society and in ourselves. Click here for more.

  • Systemic Racism Explained

    Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise." Click here for more.

  • Why Saying "All Lives Matter" Is a Problem

    This article discusses the genesis of the slogan "Black Lives Matter" and what if means when it is used in today's world. Click here for more.

  • The Horrific Sand Creek Massacre Will Be Forgotten No More

    The opening of a national historic site in Colorado helps restore to public memory one of the worst atrocities ever perpetrated on Native Americans. Click here for more.

  • Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi: An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter

    Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise." Click here for more.

  • Baratunde Thurston: How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time

    Baratunde Thurston explores the phenomenon of white Americans calling the police on black Americans who have committed the crimes of ... eating, walking or generally "living while black." In this profound, thought-provoking, and often hilarious talk, he reveals the power of language to change stories of trauma into stories of healing -- while challenging us all to level up. Click here for more.

  • Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III | The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Arbery

    Pastor Moss delivers a sermon for a time such as this as he delivers a sermonic movie, preaching a requiem for Ahmaud Arbery - "A young man just shy of his 26th birthday stepped out into the sun and ran for the final time upon this earth . . . Click here for more.  

  • uncomfortable conversations with a black man

    Emmanuel Acho started this video series to create a safe place to have uncomfortable conversations about race that many white people have never been able to have. Please scroll down the page to see all of his videos thus far. Click here for more.

  • Trail of Tears

    Did you know? Indian removal took place in the Northern states as well. In Illinois and Wisconsin, for example, the bloody Black Hawk War in 1832 opened to white settlement millions of acres of land that had belonged to the Sauk, Fox and other native nations. Click here for more.

  • History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

    This article provides a succinct history of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States. Click here for more.

  • How To Stop Anti-Asian Racism in America | Salesforce

    Salesforce.com invited a group of panelists to discuss the history of anti-Asian racism in the U.S. and possible solutions. Guests include Gary Locke, former governor of Washington State, the former secretary of commerce, and the former ambassador to China, and Dr. Russell Jeung, university professor and co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate, a nonprofit gathering data on anti-Asian racist incidents. They’re joined by Dion Lim, Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter at KGO-TV, ABC7 News, and Rise founder Amanda Nguyen, who is also a Nobel Prize nominee, social entrepreneur, and civil rights activist. Click here for more.