Race and Privilege · Social Justice

Managing Implicit Bias

The last year has seen increased attention given in the popular media to implicit or unconscious bias, for instance: A May 2014 Inquiring Minds interview with neuroscientist David Omodio A November 2014 CNN report on racism without racists A 2-part This American Life story that aired February 2015 (part 1 & part 2). Also check out the Harvard Project Implicit website and… Continue reading Managing Implicit Bias

Race and Privilege · Social Justice

TCBC Youth Mission Trip Morning/Evening Discussion Summary

As Luke describes it in chapter 4, Jesus returned from 40 days in the desert in the power of the Spirit. He went through the country surrounding Galilee teaching in the synagogues. He came to Nazereth and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath. He stood to read from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah… Continue reading TCBC Youth Mission Trip Morning/Evening Discussion Summary

Race and Privilege · Social Justice

Living with Privilege

Privilege is the unearned benefits and advantages assigned to certain identity groups that come because of institutionalized oppression. White privilege is the particular form of privilege that has been intentionally developed in the United States to resolve the conflict between a constitution that states “all men are created equal” and the oppression of native Americans… Continue reading Living with Privilege