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Background Resources for Combatting Racism

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Above: "The Magis and Justice" - Rev. Bryan Massingale | Live @ IFTJ 2017

We saved our most intractable social justice problem until last: racism. The video to the right is really worth watching: Fr. Bryan Massingale speaking to the Ignatian Family Teach-In about racism. He is a powerful speaker about the omnipresence of racism in America and how it is antithetical to Christianity.

You can also check out these resources:

  1. Fr. Bryan Massingale's article "The assumptions of white privilege and what we can do about it," from the National Catholic Reporter, Jun 1, 2020.
  2. The Springfield Dominicans have worked on dismantling racism and have some good resources.
  3. For help combatting racism in the Midwest, and as an example of local resources
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Above: Teaching Tolerance Interviews Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility in the Classroom