by Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin
When Andy was a child living in the Deep South, he visited some of his family in Colorado. A woman out there told Andy, “Everybody in Georgia is a bigot.” This put him on the road to thinking about Racial Default Thinking. Every day this informs his storytelling.
- In what ways may you be guilty of “racial default” thinking and conversation?
- What does an “all-American” person look like?
- What does it mean to be ethnocentric? What are ways we can rise above ethnocentrism?
- Discrimination by Default: How Racism Becomes Routine by Lu-in Wang
- Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
- Report – Structural Racism and Community Building
- The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change
- Crossing Cultures
- Stereotypes and Discrimination
- Taking A Stand and Peacemaking