WIN Freedom School Friday 6/12 Homework

Required Readings/Resources

Listen: Scene on Radio Season 2 Episode 3: “Made in America”: https://www.sceneonradio.org/episode-33-made-in-america-seeing-white-part-3/

Read: “The American Dream: One Block Can Make All the Difference” by Jasmine Garsd: https://www.npr.org/2018/10/04/654085265/the-american-dream-one-block-can-make-all-the-difference

Watch: WIN’s Friday, June 5th Press Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS0xYslr93s&fbclid=IwAR0DJlE0xEiuuedvcVE699Gia2ptv-ya6h8CETOa77FaEjEihdR6gluDOLU

Read: “What Black America Knows About Quarantine: White people are protesting against being trapped at home. Black people know what it feels like to really be trapped” by Brandi T Summers, May 15, 2020: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/15/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-ahmaud-arbery-race.html

Additional Readings/Resources about WIN and featuring WIN leaders

WIN and WIN leaders have been in the news since last week. Here are a few examples:

Read: “Trump’s stunt at St. John’s is the result of American churches bowing to power” — WIN Strategy Team member Rev. William H. Lamar IV, pastor of Metropolitan AME Church wrote an opinion piece published by NBC News: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/trump-s-stunt-st-john-s-result-american-churches-bowing-ncna1223746

Watch: “Rev. Edmonds: President Trump tried to pilfer the gospel” — CNN’s Don Lemon interviewed WIN Strategy Team member Rev. H. Lionel Edmonds, pastor of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church: https://www.facebook.com/donlemoncnn/videos/256040155842289/?v=256040155842289

Read: “Episcopal bishop on President Trump: ‘Everything he has said and done is to inflame violence’” — The Right Rev. Mariann Budde, the Episcopal bishop of Washington, speaks about the use of St. John’s Church (a WIN member institution) for a publicity stunt: https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/bishop-budde-trump-church/2020/06/01/20ca70f8-a466-11ea-b619-3f9133bbb482_story.html


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