Date: 6/20/18 9:59 am From: Geoffrey Ives <geoffives...> Subject: [Maine-birds] Re: Not often on birder's radars: white privilege
Thanks for posting this. It never occurred to me, although I could produce another video - The Rules for a Black Attending a White Wedding as a Guest. My daughter's ex-boyfriend taught us about those rules. Quite a wakeup call for my family. Lot's of your the help moments. Lots.
On Monday, June 18, 2018 at 3:58:31 PM UTC-4, Craig Kesselheim wrote: > > Birding friends - I am sharing this in the spirit of an informational and > non-political perspective on our shared passion; I hope that's OK within > the listserv community. I don't need replies unless you wish to, and I'm > happy to receive those off-list. From where I sit it seems like the > community of birders in the world is not yet representative of who lives in > our towns and our region. > > This is a 2-minute video called "Birding While Black > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaPWAE34GJU>." It showed me yet another > way that I don't have to be reminded of my race: when I step out of the > house wearing a hoodie and carrying binoculars. For me it was important > food for thought and action. > > Best, > Craig K >