Foundational Resources Part 1-“Where Do We Go From Here?” With Mike Kelsey

If you’re saying, “Ok. I understand that Black lives matter. I see that there is a history of racial oppression in the USA. I accept that the protesters have an important message. But, where do I go from here?” You need Mike Kelsey’s voice in your life! Mike has been foundational in my early, anti-racism …

Doing The Next Right Thing…On An Airport Shuttle

right thing doesn’t always give you much time to think. When striving to be an anti-racist, being ready for action is important. A posture of readiness can be the difference between seizing an opportunity and letting it slide by. I recently found myself in one such opportunity in a hot, humid Chicago day…

Viral For All The Right Reasons

“We need to talk about race. Why are people angry? Why so upset? Didn’t we elect a black president? Pass civil rights laws? Isn’t racism illegal now?” These are the words that begin Phil Vischer’s (now viral) video, “Race in America. It’s candid and mind-blowing. But mind-blowing doesn’t always mean viral. What made this one …

My Anti-Racist Awakening

A few months ago, I wasn’t listening. I was among the many responding to news of racial violence with arguments like: don’t all lives matter? I’m not racist. I’m colorblind! I’m not part of the problem. I live in a conservative, white community so I can’t do anything. But then the Lord rent my heart. …