Racism

Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “To Give Up Is Human, to Persist Is Divine”


“Faith means we have given up the right to give up.”

Ed Bacon’s October 20, 2013 sermon challenges us to confront “the moral blindness, fed by the toxins of pernicious racism” that infects our cities, our nation and our world. “To give up is human; to persist is Divine — indeed, to persist is to let the power of God’s Holy Spirit flow through us to make a difference in the world.”

Valerie Batts

Dismantling Racism: Valerie Batts, Oct. 20 & 21

Rector’s Forum, Sunday, October 20, 10:15 AM
Special Forum, Monday, October 21, 7 PM – 9 PM

Dr. Valerie Batts is a nationally recognized expert on issues of race and ethnicity. Author of Modern Racism: New Melody for the Same Old Tune, Dr. Batts has written extensively on modern racism and multicultural organizational change strategies. She is the originator of the VISIONS training model and experiential workshops for anti-discrimination and reconciliation training.

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