Broomfield United Methodist Church
Monday, May 29, 2017

Race Initiative

 

 

 

Resources

 

Silent beats:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76BboyrEl48

Love Has no Labels:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu0eKSkn0MI

Everyday Bias:
http://cookross.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/everyday_bias_thought_paper_021615_FINAL.compressed.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v01SxXui9XQ

 It's time to revolutionize Race Relations:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2015/03/17/eric_schmidt_at_sxsw_google_chairman_called_out_for_interrupting_female.html

An appeal on our inner judge:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/jobs/an-appeal-to-our-inner-judge.html?_r=3

How Unconscious Bias Holds us back:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-patty-ann-tublin/microsofts-nadella-uncon_b_5977214.html

Unconscious Bias: It starts with you and me:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/trudy-bourgeois/unconscious-bias-it-start_b_1307728.html

 

 

 

Source Material for Discussions

 

Shakti Butler has a YouTube video on race:

http://crackingthecodes.org/

 

Norma Johnson (Boulder) has materials to stimulate conversations among student:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UVIgjuovt8

 

Boulder YWCA – “Reading to End Racism” program trains people how to go into schools, read to students and engage them through books:

http://www.ywcaboulder.org/programs/rer/

 

NPR – Had a good segment on ‘black man profiling’ (3/31):

http://www.npr.org/

 

Sojourners Magazine has interesting articles:

http://sojo.net/

 

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr:

https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/documents/letter-birmingham-jail

 

Books by Grace Lee Boggs:

http://www.amazon.com/Grace-Lee-Boggs/e/B001KCUGE2

 

Michelle Alexander YouTube videos:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=michelle+alexander    

 

Article from Daily Camera:

http://www.boulderweekly.com/article-14150-black-in-boulder.html

 

Interfaith Alliance and Colorado Council of Churches may be able to assist us with materials:

“Just Peacemaking” by Glen Stassen

“Let My People Go” Barnabas Forum Series

 

 

Article, Black in Boulder:

http://www.boulderweekly.com/article-14150-black-in-boulder.html

 

Article about white children and race:

http://www.nais.org/Magazines-Newsletters/ISMagazine/Pages/What-White-Children-Need-to-Know-About-Race.aspx

 

Learn the history of Colorado and the experience of different cultures (Native Americans, Asians, etc):                          

http://www.historycolorado.org/about-us/about-us

 

 

Movies

“McFarland – USA” about migrant workers: http://movies.disney.com/mcfarland-usa