In this forum, we explore our feelings on racial and ethnic issues to learn more about ourselves and about people who may have different feelings.
Open Discussion Period:
Participants are encouraged to share and discuss events or
situations that prompted them to reflect upon their own racial identity.
Facilitator lead discussions include:
What is your take-away from the 2017 Year-End report of the Southern Poverty Law Center regarding white supremacists and racial conciliation activities in America? (Reading provided).
What is your take-away regarding the progress made on the recommendations cited in the 1968 “Kerner Report on Race Relations?” (Reading provided)
What is your take-away from the newspaper article By Jim Winkler titled “Time to Unite and Erase Racism? (Reading provided)
What is your take-away from ”The Indispensable Slaves” speech of Jefferson Davis, April 29, 1861? (Reading provided)
Optional potluck at 6:30 P.M
Discussion begins at 7:00 P.M