What do the facts say? This podcast addresses the facts that are shown through the history of our country. We (white, black and mixed race) walk through the information openly and honestly, sharing our experiences and thoughts learning from one another.
Some questions to ask ourselves and others we lead.
- What do you know about the history of racism in our country?
- What are some examples of racism you have witnessed or experienced?
- Can you explain or have you encountered systemic racism?
- How do you feel about the inequality of housing for non-white folks?
- What does Black Lives Matter mean to you? To others?
Other questions to guide conversation:
- Who have you talked to/shared this information with?
- How have you steeped out of your “comfort zone” to hear from/learn from the affected demographic?
- What have you read or learned to increase your knowledge of the subject? What does the Bible say?
- How have you invested (time and money) in addressing this issue/topic?
- Have your identified policy (in the UMC and in government) that needs to change and considered the impact and history?
- What do you need to repent of?
For more information on the history racism or any other multi-culture questions, contact Will Jones, Director of Multicultural Vitality