Is racial bias a real thing? We talk about the recent episode where two black men are arrested at Starbucks for waiting to buy their drinks until a friend showed up. We also interview Leroy Barber, a racial justice activist and author, about how we can respond to racial bias.
In this episode:
- Cover Your Gray spray
- Sseko caftans
- Ohm’s Fit and Fierce over 40 yoga program
- Plackers Orthopick Flosser for braces
- The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
- My First White Friend by Patricia Rabon
- Joining an affinity group to talk about racism
- Be the Bridge to Racial Unity facebook group
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Leroy Barber is an author, pastor, and community leader who has dedicated more than 20 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, and healing racism. He is the author of Everyday Missions: How Ordinary People Can Change the World, Red, Yellow, Black and White: Who’s More Precious In His Sight? and recently released, Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom for a Divided World. Leroy serves as executive director of The Voices Project, an organization committed to supporting and developing leaders of color.