The Baltimore County Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to join “The Challenge”, a 21-week commitment to learn and educate willing participants regarding systemic inequalities in the legal system and generally. Beginning in March 2021, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee will circulate articles or videos to all participants related to racism, social injustice, or bias on a weekly basis. Monthly meetings facilitated by the Association of Black Psychologists and licensed social workers will be held for all Challenge participants to discuss and distill the past month’s educational materials. These monthly debriefings shall serve as an opportunity to educate or members and answer questions in a safe environment. Materials and Zoom links will be sent out by the BCBA weekly starting on March 3, 2021.

Click HERE to join The Challenge today! 

Click HERE to view The Challenge Participants

Week 1:  White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo

Week 2:  White Privilege with Peggy McIntosh: Article and Video

Week 3:  “Understanding My Privilege” by Sue Borrego

Week 4: “What is White Privilege Really?” by Cory Collins

Week 5: Systematic Inequality and American Democracy (Co-Author Danyelle Solomon )

             Shelby County, Ala v. Holder, AG        

Week 6: Block the Vote: Voter Suppression in 2020 – Article

                The ongoing fight to overcome voter suppression  - Video - 5:40

Week 7: Inside the Decades Long Republican Campaign to Suppress the Vote  

Week 8: John Oliver, Last Week Tonight, on Voting [WARNING. This video contains strong language and images.  Viewer Discretion is Advised]

              Voter Suppression During the 2018 Midterm Elections

Week 9: Being Black in America: 'We Have A Place In This World Too' – Article

              Being black in America – Video 6:03

Week 10:  What does it mean to be Black in America? | - Video

      P&G: The Talk – 1:01

      P&G: The Look – 1:47

      How can we win – 6:46

Week 11:   LL Cool J Raps About George Floyd and Black Lives Matter | NowThis

      Black Rage – 4:11

      Uncomfortable conversations with a black man – Video 9:27

Week 12Living While Black: How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time

    Living While Black and the criminalization of blackness

    Understanding Racial Trauma

    Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. How Is It Different From PTSD?

 

Week:13    13th – by Ava DuVernay

Week 14:   Mass Incarceration, Visualized (2:30 min)

                  New Yorker Podcast - Ten Years After "The New Jim Crow"

                  John Oliver exposes the high fees and low wages in prisons 
 

 

 

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