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Unpacking Racism: What Is “White Privilege” – Part 2

  This article is part of a series of posts based on the 2020 Laity Convocation of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.  Go to the Lead Post in this series for a complete list of articles.  … Continue reading

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Unpacking Racism: “Noble” Sentiments that Keep Us from Talking About Race

This is the Lead Post in a series of articles based on “Unpacking Racism,” the theme of the 2020 Laity Convocation of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church, held on February 8, 2020.  I and three other … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. on Race: So I guess we’re even?

Comedian Louis C.K. has joked about race and privilege for years.  Here on a 2010 Tonight Show appearance, he does a great reprise of his basic white privilege bit—especially starting at about the 8:30 mark in this 12-minute segment, even though Jay Leno tries to steer … Continue reading

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