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A new tool for discussing race in the classroom

Over the years I’ve had a number of “good” classes of students, but I can’t recall a good class conversation about race. This is a problem, because without the ability to think about the ways that people understand race it is harder to tear those understandings down and introduce a sociological perspective (even if the sociological perspective is… 253 more words

Memoirs Of A SLACer

After Ferguson, Race Deserves More Attention, Not Less

MANY white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said… 389 more words

Race

truth is the first casualty.

Today, an article I wrote back in August, before Baby Brother’s birth, ran on the Theology of Ferguson website. My old friend, Jake, is the editor and chief who continues to drive the dialogue forward – might the rest of us not forget the events as we continue to reconcile and redeem the conversation of race in America. 406 more words

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Shot Amid Continuing Protests

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By Tom Winter
NBC News

A Ferguson police officer was shot Saturday night, a senior local police source with official knowledge of the situation tells NBC News. 552 more words

Race Has NOTHING To Do With It...

Awful news is cops seem to be trying to outdo each other in taking out unarmed black men, women and children and getting away with it. 114 more words

Race In America

Are People Still Passing?

“Racial passing refers to a person classified as a member of one racial group also accepted as a member of a different racial group. The term was used especially in the U.S.

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Discrimination

Is Ferguson the Catalyst for the Overdue Discussion of Racism in America?

What was the most helpful thing you read about Ferguson?

I have tried to stay away from this topic only because I’m not sure I have anything of real value to add, but the folks at…

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