Interview with Torri Williams Douglass about The Magicians’ Nephew (Ep 11 of The Lion, the Witch & the Evangelicals)
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Torri Williams Douglass is a writer, speaker, educator, and activist. She is the creator of White Homework which is a curriculum designed to help people create their own personalized antiracism plan. The courses were developed as a response to the hundreds of requests she got from individuals asking, “I don’t want to be racist, but what do I DO?” Prior to this, she worked in higher ed, doing recruitment for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM. She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.
Also she’s a great twitter follow.
“The Chronicles of Narnia was required reading for homeschoolers.”
Anyone else remember Abeka homeschool curriculum?!
"Aslan is a drama queen"… (remember how Mr. Whitaker, drama queen for the patriarchy in Season 4 of Prophetic Imagination Station?)
Rereading our childhood favorites actually is a good place to start reading with a decolonize lens. We are already comfortable with them - but it takes a lot of extra time.
No art is perfect - but sometimes it’s not worth the energy and time it takes to wade through it.