Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to your course: Exploring Interest Convergence Through Critical Race Theory

    • A message from Epoch...

    • Before we begin, please answer the following questions.

    • Personal Reflection

    • Share your experience...

  • 2

    The RIR Framework - Compassionate Dialogue

    • What is the RIR Protocol?

    • Download Your RIR Protocol Handout

  • 3

    Outcome 1: Be Able to Define and Recognize Interest Convergence As A Key Tenet of Critical Race Theory (CRT)

    • The Tenet of Interest Convergence

    • Video: Hidden Figures Clip #1

    • Deeper Dive Reflection: Hidden Figures

  • 4

    Outcome 2: Learn the Historical Context of Current Racial Dynamics in the United States Through the Lens of Interest Convergence

    • Silent Covenants

    • Article: A Theory to Better Understand Diversity, and Who Really Benefits

    • Reflecting on what you read

    • Video: Hidden Figures Clip #2

    • Deeper Dive Reflection: Hidden Figures

  • 5

    Outcome 3: Learn Why it is Necessary to Interrupt the Historical Understanding and Present-day Examples of Interest Convergence in Order to Confront, Address, and Eliminate Racial Oppression and Inequity

    • Examples of Interest Convergence

    • Article: Why Obama - An Interest Convergence Explanation of the Nation's First Black President

    • Reflect on what you read

    • Test your learning...

  • 6

    Just Do One Thing!

    • Just Do One Thing!

    • Download Your Wrap Up Sheet - Moving From Theory to Practice

    • A message from Epoch...

    • Before you go...

    • Final Evaluation

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