with John DiLeo
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Opening words are ‘Wake Up!’ By Christian Schmidt.
Chalice Lighting ‘On Inherent Worth and Dignity’ By Steve Stock
John DiLeo © 3 November 2019
A few weeks ago, I found Chelsea Handler’s latest documentary, “Hello privilege. It’s me Chelsea,” on Netflix, and watched it. While it’s by no means a cinematic masterpiece, “Hello Privilege” contains a number of truths that are challenging to hear.
In introducing the project, Handler had this to say:
” I was white, and I was pretty, and I had a big mouth. And for some reason, that was rewarded in Hollywood. I just never really questioned anything, because I thought I deserved everything. I’m clearly the beneficiary of white privilege, and I want to know what my personal responsibility is, moving forward in the world that we live in today…where race is concerned. I want to know how to be a better white person to people of color…”
This is something I want to know, too.Continue reading Hello, Privilege. It’s me, John