Date posted: Apr 14, 2021
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Austin Channing Brown was named Austin by her parents so future hiring committees would think that she was a white man. This is the first of many personal stories that Channing Brown shares in her book about her own encounters with race as a child, adolescent, young adult, and woman in a society made for whiteness. Join us in discussing Channing Brown’s experiences as she grows to love and celebrate Blackness while navigating the many barriers in pursuit of racial justice.
This course has a required text: Austin Channing Brown. I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Convergent Books, 2018.
Getting Started Week: Introduction to the course
Week 1: The Experiences that Shape Me
Week 2: Our Stories and Our Feelings
Week 3: Shadow of Hope
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:Participants have access 24 hours/7 days a week to the course's password-protected website.
Austin Channing Brown. I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Convergent Books, 2018.
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.
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Austin Channing Brown (text) is a writer, a speaker, and a media producer working on racial justice in America. She is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness and the Executive Producer of The Next Question: A Web Series Imagining How Expansive Racial Justice Can Be.