Discussion Questions (or journal prompts)
Is race hard for you to talk about? Why or why not?
What is your earliest experience dealing with race or racism?
What was the racial makeup of the neighborhood you grew up in?
What messages do you recall getting from your parents about race? What messages do you recall getting from others when you were young?
Has your involvement in Christian community ever helped you to understand racism better or become more racist?
The Black Experience Project – click here
The Black Experience Project is a research study focused on examining the lived experiences of individuals who self-identify as Black and/or of African heritage living in the Greater Toronto Area.
Resources on Netflix
When They See Us – Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.
13th -Explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
Becoming – Learn about race through the eyes of former first lady Michelle Obama. This documentary is also a book by the same name.
Resources on Youtube
The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Peanut Butter and Jelly Racism
Resources on Prime Video
Little Fires Everywhere – Based on the 2017 bestseller, by Celeste Ng. Little Fires Everywhere explores the story of two families whose lives are brought together in suburbia. The series explores race, motherhood and the danger of secrets.
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism
The Hanging of Angelique: The Untold Story of Racism in Canada
These Authors Are Glad You’re Buying Their Books. Now Do the Work.
Test your bias at Harvard edu – click here