This past week we focused on race and racism. These are very touchy subjects, and the topics of race and racism are complex and multi-layered. Addressing race and racism in the context of a college classroom presents us with a unique set of challenges. But it seems now, more than ever, we need to engage in open, honest dialogue about these issues.
1. In class on Friday, I showed a slide that said, “The way to get rid of racism is to stop talking about it.” Do you agree or disagree? Why? Provide reasons for your agreement or disagreement.