Race matters blog

In part because of Ferguson, but perhaps more so from years of supporting faculty projects, the Wabash Center has just launched a blog entitled “Race Matters” which will seek to create a forum for teaching on race in theology and religious studies. They’re looking for essays — consider sending them something!

Resources on Ferguson

There’s nearly an avalanche of useful information on racial justice issues rushing through social media these days, as people try to come to grips with the death by police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. We’re going to try and collect some of it in this post (which we’ll update periodically). Please use the comments to suggest more to us.

Start with the #FergusonSyllabus hashtag, where many people are sending resources.

Here’s the Wabash Center’s list of resources and their list of articles in the Wabash journal

The NYTimes has collected a set of resources

Then the OdysseyNetwork is starting to put together a series of videos and essay reflections.

There are summaries of news pieces, set into context.

And there are reflections by MN educators.

What else are you sharing?