Tag: systemic racism
Grappling with Race
The Christian Century recently published another essay of mine inspired by my work with some of my amazing Latina students. Follow this link to read: Grappling with race as a white college chaplain.
Waking Up White: A Book Recommendation
I have been reading and writing a lot about race lately. The Black Lives Matter movement got me going. Trump’s presidency stoked the fire of urgency. Over winter break I finished, Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving. I highly recommend this book. In fact, I wish every…
Tired of Talking about Privilege
Last Sunday, during a program at my college about how to create needed social change, I observed a few of the white students tuning out. One fell asleep. Another started texting a friend. Another tried to pay attention, but her eyes kept wandering to the floor, the window and the faces in the room other…