Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults: An Anti-racist Multicultural Program

Leader Resource 2: Putting White on the Table

Read the following sentences aloud in pairs, pausing briefly between the two items in each pair, and pausing again after each pair is read.

This is my best friend, Mandy.

This is my best white friend, Mandy.

I love green beans.

I love green beans made by that white company Dole Foods.

I live in the neighborhood of Riverside.

I live in the white neighborhood of Riverside.

My husband is an engineer.

My white husband is a white engineer.

The vice president of the United States.

The white vice president of the white United States.

The clerk took my ticket at the gate.

The white clerk took my ticket at the gate.

My son married a lovely woman.

My white son married a lovely white woman.

I graduated at the top of my class.

I'm white, and I graduated at the top of my white class.