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Facing Racism Event at Muncie Civic Theatre-Jay Zimmerman’s Opening Remarks

Good evening I am Jay Zimmerman, Coordinator of Facing Racism, just two of many hands that have made this project possible. It is so heart warming to be here tonight with you as I look out at so many familiar faces and so many others who have taken the time to help celebrate this project […]

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Download our ebook featuring 39 stories of Facing Racism in Muncie. Facing Racism ebook (hi-res) Facing Racism ebook (low-res) You can also read the stories individually on our blog. There is also an on-line Facing Racism E-book you can read as well if you don’t wish to download one. Click here You can view the […]

Another Kind of Racism: A Graphic Novel

Bios As a third grader, Matt Bailey attended school on a New Mexico Navajo reservation where his father was hired to develop curriculum. As a result of his family’s move, Matt felt the isolation of being an English-speaking, “blond-haired little white kid.” Later, as a college student, Matt reached out to others of different backgrounds; […]

Learning From Our Children

Shalia Gupta’s story written by Clarissa Bowers Shalia is 80 years old   When I was a child growing up in India, I was taught that when an adult came to your door, you welcomed them in and offered them a seat. It was a sign of respect. At age seven, a man came to […]

It Shouldn’t Matter

WaTasha Barnes Griffin story written by Seth Carrier-Ladd Tasha is 41 years old   “Madeline, what ‘choo doin?” That was the moment everything changed. Madeline was my best friend. We’d known each other since we met in kindergarten, delighted when we figured out that we lived across the street from each other. We noticed, of […]