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Does It Matter If I’m a Racist?

This is the LEAD POST of a series based upon an anti-racism workshop I developed with a committee of United Methodist Church lay and clergy for the Northern Illinois Conference of the UMC.  It’s titled BECOMING THE BELOVED COMMUNITY (BBC).  See below for … Continue reading

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The Neighbor Project’s 2021 Gala Fundraiser

OCTOBER 8th is just a few days away.  Click the banner at the end of this post to buy your tickets. IT’S THE NEIGHBOR PROJECT’s 2021 FUNDRAISING GALA! 2020’s gala was a great success, but it was totally virtual (see … Continue reading

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Language and Race: Mr. Jefferson’s Forced Labor Camp

It’s still the case that the majority of Americans, as I’ve written over and over for years, would rather talk about anything—anything—but race.  But more are talking about it seriously and deeply than ever before.  Let’s hope this talking, and … Continue reading

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