Progressive Spirit:Dismantling Racism 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Progressive Spirit  Dismantling Racism  Being Part of the Solution 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
John Shuck  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Dr. Catherine Meeks is a retired professor of socio-cultural studies at Wesleyan College. She is the editor of the newly released book, Living Into Gods Dream: Dismantling Racism in America. From the publisher:

This book is a report from the front, combining personal stories and theoretical and theological reflection with examples of the work of dismantling racism and methods for creating the much-needed "safe space" for dialogue on race to occur. Its aim is to demonstrate the ways in which a new conversation on race can be forged.

Her book contains chapters from eight different contributors including herself. Some white, some people of color, some men, some women.

The first chapter is written by Luther E. Smith, Jr. Dr. Smith is professor emeritus of Church and Community at the Candler School of Theology of Emory University. He writes:

Racism also persists because a large segment of the population benefits from it. This explains why and how individuals perpetuate the system of racism, even without their conscious awareness of the implications of their actions. The existence of racism relies upon it having the personal commitment of some and the inaction of many.

Celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and dismantle racism. 
Dr. Catherine Meeks 
Notes: Credits:
Suggested Air Dates, Jan 12-25
Closing Song: Prince, We March 
 
Topics
Politics and Activism | Racism | Liberation Theology | Christianity  
 
 
Version 1: PS 47 Catherine Meeks 29 min PROGRAM  
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View Script  KBOO 90.7 Portland, Oregon  01-12-2017  English 
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