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
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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
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
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
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…931 more words