As Artie Shaw used to say, “Very interesting.” Thinking while informed, let’s all be guilty of TWI.
You’ve got time for this class and it is brought to you by Jenée Desmond Harris. It is a lesson that must be learned and that bears repeating. Harris starts from the beginning of race and no, she does not begin in the book of Genesis. Lie #1 struck down. Race is not that old.
Race is a lot of things but biological, biblical or original to our being are not to be included. Still, the misrepresentation of who we are continues and so does the cycle of hatred. Race wars are plotted against places of worship for African Americans and Jews. Protests seem unending, CNN describing last year as “a year of outrage.” The hashtag Black Lives Matter has become a movement. Right now, the University of Missouri has been added to the list and to the ongoing conversation on race after accusations of racism on campus…
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