Open Book

Self Instruction
Understanding People Relations

Who Are You, How Did You Get To Be You?

Who taught you to think as you do and act as you do? Create a chart with these headings: Family, School, Religion and Worldview. Next note who your influencers were in each of these areas.  List five specifics that they taught and if perspectives vary within your family and community. If so, why?

lets talk pic 16.jpg
What Are The "SIGNS"?

Often understanding comes easier when we move out of our environment into an unfamiliar territory.  Discussions of race relations in America are sometimes hampered by misunderstanding why people act as they naturally do. Watch both seasons of Netflix SIGNS set in Poland. Pay attention to human decision-making and why. List observed negative and positive interactions and social status positions. What does justice look like for whom? What motivates beliefs into actions? How does history and religion impact storylines? Note ethnicity similarities that negates racial bias.

lets talk pic 15.jpg
LIST 10 CONDITIONS THAT YOU
BELIEVE CAN CHANGE
RACE RELATIONS
white supremacy .jpg
What Are Your Choises Telling?

Immigration and Assylum Seeking is rampant as the world shifts from home to new locations for "better life" opportunities. Where do they go and why? If better life means safety, economic gains and peace in countries run by better leaders than at home, then where are they leaving (why?) and where are they landing? Answering these questions can create an uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing dynamic for "people of color." What are they saying about homeland leaders, lifestyles and the society of LOOK like them people? Does their behavior say "I choose not to live with people who look like me?" This, even in countries with histories of racial discrimination.

ARE THEY MAKING WHITE SUPREME OVER POC RUN NATIONS?