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Understanding And Dismantling Racism

Author : Joseph R. Barndt
ISBN : 9781451411775
Genre : Cultural pluralism
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More than 15 years have passed since Joe Barndt wrote his influential and widely acclaimed Dismantling Racism (1991, Augsburg Books). He has now written a replacement volume – powerful, personal, and practical – that reframes the whole issue for the new context of the twenty-first century. With great clarity Barndt traces the history of racism, especially in white America, revealing its various personal, institutional, and cultural forms. Without demonizing anyone or any race, he offers specific, positive ways in which people in all walks, including churches, can work to bring racism to an end. He includes the newest data on continuing conditions of People of Color, including their progress relative to the minimal standards of equality in housing, income and wealth, education, and health. He discusses current dimensions of race as they appear in controversies over 9/11, New Orleans, and undocumented workers. Includes analytical charts, definitions, bibliography, and exercises for readers.

Dismantling Racism

Author : Joseph R. Barndt
ISBN : 0806625767
Genre : Religion
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An analysis of racism today and the thoughts on how we can work to bring it to an end.

Latino Politics In The United States

Author : Víctor Manuel Rodríguez
ISBN : 1465204555
Genre : Education
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The Anti Racist Cookbook

Author : Robin Parker
ISBN : 0971901767
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Many Americans are distressed by race but few know how to talk about it. This book tells how.Dialogue, the authors posit, begins the path to racial reconciliation. The Anti-Racist Cookbook gives straight-forward advice on forming dialogue groups. Everything is here, from whom to invite and how to arrange the room, to how to facilitate and what questions to discuss.Recommended for community groups, students, activists, educators, trainers, faith-based organizations, diversity councils, and anyone else interested in answering the question “What can we do and how can we do it?”

Speaking Treason Fluently

Author : Tim Wise
ISBN : 9781593762070
Genre : Social Science
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Presents a collection of essays that cover the topics of white privilege, racism, and responsibility in the United States.

Preaching And The Other

Author : Ronald J. Allen
ISBN : 9780827230163
Genre : Religion
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Preaching and the Other introduces the reader to six major themes characteristic of the postmodern era that are important for preaching and explains their implications. Themes discussed include: perception as interpretation, deconstruction, otherness, transgression, pluralism, and the importance of apologetics.

Policing Black Bodies

Author : Angela J. Hattery, Professor, George Mason University; author, Intimate Partner Violence
ISBN : 9781442276963
Genre : Social Science
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Policing Black Bodies walks readers through critical issues facing African Americans in the criminal justice system—from police brutality to exoneration and re-entry. Synthesizing the latest research with their own data, Hattery and Smith review the history of policing African Americans, explore current issues, and offer recommendations for change.

America S Original Sin

Author : Jim Wallis
ISBN : 9781493403486
Genre : Religion
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America's problem with race has deep roots, with the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of people and the enslavement of another. Racism is truly our nation's original sin. "It's time we right this unacceptable wrong," says bestselling author and leading Christian activist Jim Wallis. Fifty years ago, Wallis was driven away from his faith by a white church that considered dealing with racism to be taboo. His participation in the civil rights movement brought him back when he discovered a faith that commands racial justice. Yet as recent tragedies confirm, we continue to suffer from the legacy of racism. The old patterns of white privilege are colliding with the changing demographics of a diverse nation. The church has been slow to respond, and Sunday morning is still the most segregated hour of the week. In America's Original Sin, Wallis offers a prophetic and deeply personal call to action in overcoming the racism so ingrained in American society. He speaks candidly to Christians--particularly white Christians--urging them to cross a new bridge toward racial justice and healing. Whenever divided cultures and gridlocked power structures fail to end systemic sin, faith communities can help lead the way to grassroots change. Probing yet positive, biblically rooted yet highly practical, this book shows people of faith how they can work together to overcome the embedded racism in America, galvanizing a movement to cross the bridge to a multiracial church and a new America.

Race Matters

Author : Cornel West
ISBN : 9780807008836
Genre : PHILOSOPHY
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Race Matters contains West s most powerful essays on the issues relevant to black Americans today: despair, black conservatism, black-Jewish relations, myths about black sexuality, the crisis in leadership in the black community, and the legacy of Malcolm X. And the insights that he brings to these complicated problems remain fresh, exciting, creative, and compassionate.

Ethics

Author : Miguel A. De La Torre
ISBN : 9781451426229
Genre : Religion
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This survey text for religious ethics and theological ethics courses explores how ethical concepts defined as liberationist, which initially was a Latin American Catholic phenomenon, is presently manifest around the globe and within the United States across different racial, ethnic, and gender groups. Authored by several contributors, this book elucidates how the powerless and disenfranchised within marginalized communities employ their religious beliefs to articulate a liberationist/liberative religious ethical perspective. Students will thus comprehend the diversity existing within the liberative ethical discourse and know which scholars and texts to read and will encounter practical ways to further social justice.

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