Tag Archives: Racism

How Do We Deal with Our Privilege?

From Class Action (http://www.classism.org/): How do we deal with our privilege? Almost all of us have experience with being on the up-side of a social identity, meaning we have more advantages or protections than those targeted by an oppression such … Continue reading

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Join PICO’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): The recent verdict about Trayvon Martin’s death has caused has caused deep pain in communities of color. But that pain didn’t begin here. We have witnessed African-American and Latino youth who are struggling to … Continue reading

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MLK’s ‘Letter From A Birmingham Jail’ Inspires Christian Clergy Group

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Kevin Eckstrom – Religion News Service January 15, 2011   A coalition of Christian churches answered the Rev. Martin Luther King’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” conceding that Americans have often … Continue reading

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United Methodist Bishops Oppose Racism

From the United Methodist Church General Board of Church and Society (http://www.umc-gbcs.org):   Back immigration reform By Heather Hahn   PANAMA CITY, Panama (UMNS) — United Methodist bishops have called on Christians to overcome racism and other sources of animosity … Continue reading

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Intercultural Competency: Being an Effective Leader in a Diverse, Changing World—November 11, Harrisburg

Intercultural Competency: Being an Effective Leader in a Diverse, Changing World November 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel Street, Harrisburg Registration: $25, which includes lunch with a vegetarian option; register online at www.brethren.org/ericlaw2010 0.5 … Continue reading

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12th Annual Summit Against Racism—January 23, Pittsburgh

Title: 12th Annual Summit Against Racism—January 23, Pittsburgh Location: East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh Description: Inspiring speakers, skill building strategies for our justice movements and more! (1-2pm, join Black Voices for Peace at weekly vigil outside, … Continue reading

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Harry Flournoy: How My Team Succeeded in the Face of Racism, March 15 & 16

Harry Flournoy was one of five black starters who led the Texas Western Miners to the 1966 NCAA men’s basketball title, beating the all-white Kentucky Wildcats in the final. It was the first step in the desegregation of college sports … Continue reading

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