SPECS Session Two (Questions/ Additional Material)

1.   What did you learn from the video/ conversation?

2. What did you disagree with in the video/ conversation (if anything)?

3. What are some African American Stereotypes? (Discuss) Where do these stereotypes come from?

4. Has there ever been a time in your life where you were the "minority" in the room? Share the story, and how it made you feel?

5.   Implicit bias is the bias in judgment and/or behavior that results from subtle cognitive processes (e.g., implicit attitudes and implicit stereotypes) that often operate at a level below conscious awareness and without intentional control.What things have shaped your view/ perspectives of African American's?

6.    How can you relate to the challenges encountered by African Americans?

7.    How could we celebrate/ promote diversity in our communities?

Take a look at this additional video.

 https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/511103/how-do-i-explain-america-to-my-black-son/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_hx30zOi9I&t=16s


SPECS Session One (Questions/ Additional Material)

1.   What did you learn from the video?

2. What did you disagree with in the video (if anything)?

3. What are some Muslim Stereotypes? (Discuss) 

4. When you see (what seems to be) a Pakistani/ Muslim person in a restaurant, at a store or on an airplane, what are some thoughts that go through your mind? Why do you think these thoughts arise?

5.    Islamophobia is a term that is often used to define our fear of Islam, where does this fear come from?

6.    What are some ways we could fight Islamophobia in our communities?

7.    How could we celebrate diversity in our communities?

 

Take a look at this additional video.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFsn49Qxwl0