Date

Jul 30 2021
Expired!

Time

2:35 pm - 3:55 pm

Second Session

Materials for Session 2 – Friday, July 30, 2:35-3:55pm
Read How to be An AntiracistRead chapters 7, 13, 18Culture, Space, Survival
Additional material for individual introspection sectionPick one or more of the 3 following resources to review.Culture & Gender-Based Violence by Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-based Violence (APIGBV): a short article on culture and gender based violence
Occupied from within: Embodied memories of occupation, resistance and survival among the Palestinian diaspora by Dominika Blachnicka-Ciacek: a 7-page academic article published in the journal Emotion, Space and Society in 2020, which “explores the relationship between the body, memory and past violence” and draws on narratives from “Palestinians who grew up in the occupied Palestinian territories, but who are now living in Poland and the UK”
Darnell L. Moore’s Black Freedom Dream by Alica Garza’s Lady Don’t Take No podcast: 50 minutes podcast episode, where the host and writer and educator Darnell L Moore discuss his book No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black & Free in America and discuss a term coined by Moore “introlocatily”
Pre-session activity for individual introspection sectionWriting exercise: Being as creative as you’d like, when you think of American culture, what religion, language, philosophy, art forms, food, and clothing do you think about? What American groups practice these cultural ways of being? Is this American culture?Please add your thoughts to this Padlet before the start of the second session on July 30.
You can add your thoughts by clicking the pink circle with the white plus sign in the bottom right of the screen.
Additional material for collective accountability sectionPick one or more of the 3 following resources to review.What is White Supremacy Culture by Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ): a website conceived and designed by Tema Okun to update the original article, and offers a way of understanding white supremacy culture in order to divorce ourselves from it. This website has tons of resources on it as well that are based off of the original What is White Supremacy article.
Decolonization Theory and Practice by Racial Equity Tools: this is a list of resources that are related to decolonization in both theory (7 resources) and practice (23 resources)
Dignity Is the Bedrock for Workplace Belonging: an article by Aida Mariam Davis, published on the Stanford Social Innovation Review website in April 2021. This is about using a framework of belonging, dignity, and justice in place of DEI.
Pre-session activity for collective accountability sectionWriting exercise: Using the quote as a guide, describe your cultural perspective(s). Consider your segregationist, assimilationist, and/or antiracist ideas. “For most of my life I expressed both culturally antiracist and assimilationist ideas. I expressed Black cultural pride and I thought Black people should assimilate into white American culture.”Please add your thoughts to this Padlet before the start of the second session on July 30.
You can add your thoughts by clicking the pink circle with the white plus sign in the bottom right of the screen.