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"I'm a Good Person, Isn't That Enough?" with Debby Irving

Please join the Lincoln community as we welcome Debby Irving - local author, racial justice educator, and public speaker.  Debby will present in a workshop format utilizing stories from her life to exploring systemic racism that goes largely unnoticed but feeds long-held radicalized belief systems. By sharing, her struggle to understand racism and racial tensions, she offers a fresh perspective of bias stereotypes, manners, and tolerance. As she unpacks her own long-held beliefs about color blindness, being a good person, and wanting to help people of color, she reveals how each of these well-intentioned mindsets actually perpetuated her ill-conceived ideas about race. She also explains why and how she’s changed the way she talks about racism, works in racially mixed groups, and understands the racial justice movement as a whole.


If you need to purchase the book:


Amazon 


Barnes & Noble (paperback and ebook options)


IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE YOUR BOOK SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, Debby will be avaiable at 5:30 in the auditorium, before her presentation on November 13. A limited number of books will be available for purchase (CASH ONLY)