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Jun 9, 2020

Join Natasha for an interview with the fabulous Mica McGriggs about racial equality and social impact. Dr. McGriggs defines racism, white fragility and white supremacy and why Mormons are more vulnerable to racism. They discuss “systems” and what we as white people can do to not be complicit.

Dr. McGriggs will be offering a class for anyone to join. To find out more, please visit:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/racial-equity-social-impact-tickets-104768040028?fbclid=IwAR1QCgrdBfD_efgtLQCOfeOGYn12SGw11Q-TXFP-5uJ2T0wW9yFvYGN8Azk

Resources discussed in this episode:

“Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness” by Paul Reeve

https://www.amazon.com/Religion-Different-Color-Struggle-Whiteness/dp/0199754071

“The Bridge Poem” by Donna Kate Rushin

https://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/thebridgepoem.html

W.E.B. Du Bois and “double consciousness”

First used in an Atlantic Monthly article, “Strivings of the Negro People” in 1897: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1897/08/strivings-of-the-negro-people/305446/

More information on “Double Consciousness”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_consciousness

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

https://www.naacpldf.org

“Mormonism and White Supremacy: American Religion and The Problem of Racial Innocence” by Joanna Brooks

https://www.amazon.com/Mormonism-White-Supremacy-American-Innocence-ebook/dp/B08761ZHCP

President Russel M. Nelson’s social media statement condemning racism and pleading for peace

https://www.facebook.com/russell.m.nelson/posts/3015443371856412

Deseret News article on President Nelson’s social media statement

https://www.thechurchnews.com/leaders-and-ministry/2020-06-01/president-nelson-addresses-race-in-social-media-post-185657

To donate to the NAACP, visit: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/naacp-1

To donate to Black Lives Matter, visit: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019

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