The Conversation We Must Get Tired Of (“Race Matters in the Classroom,” Wabash 2/12/2015)

Photo by Ted Lyddon-Hatten

In some ways it’s really simple. If we had genuinely multi-racial classrooms in the U.S. the challenge of race in those same rooms would be much less of one.

 

We so quickly find ourselves embroiled in an oh-so-familiar conversation when the pedagogical question becomes how to best teach race, privilege, U.S. religious history, ethics, and justice in the religion and theology classroom. How do we keep white students from shutting down?