Our sister congregation in New London has invited SUUS members to join their book discussions next month. They have kindly changed the start time to 11:30am to better sync with the ending of our worship services. To receive the link to join the meetings, contact Perry Montrose at firstname.lastname@example.org
The basic premise of the text is:
If the notion of a global racial hierarchy can be invented and imposed, then we have the power to invent a new notion of how we live together on our small and fragile planet.
3 Sessions – APRIL 11, 18 & 25 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45pm
- Date: April 11, 2021 SESSION 1
Discussion Leaders: Maggie and Chris Clouet
- Introductions of participants
- Discussion of format for the sessions
- We will emphasize a text-based dialog, but to start we ask that, as you engage with the text, you consider the following questions:
- The writers posit 3 categories of understanding race and racism –
a. segregationist b. assimilationist c. anti-racist
- How do you understand those terms ? How do you see your own growth in those terms?
- How do the authors describe the impact of racism on “white” people?
- .Session 1 Discussion Focus:
2. Section 1 1415-1728
3. Section 2 1743-1826
Date: April 18, 2021 SESSION 2
- Reflections on Session 1
- Discussion Focus:
1. Section 3 1826-1879
2. Section 4 1868-1963
3. Wrap-up/ Prep for final session
Date: April 25, 2021 SESSION 3
- Reflections on Sessions 1 & 2
- .Discussion Focus:
1. Section 5 1963 – Today
- Please consider the implications of Stamped on:
- On our Nation
- On our Youth (future generations)
- On All Souls
Thank you for being a part of this learning journey!