There are some really great teachers and authors out there that educate beautifully, lovingly, and fiercely on Black Lives Matter.
It’s up to us to catch up and to dismantle systemic racism. Prosperity is not a zero sum game. In fact, the well-being of every human is so interwoven together that it behooves us all to make this top priority. In the end, who are we if we can’t feel the pain of others enough to do something about it, and if we don’t want to lift others up in the same way we’ve been given that privilege? Let’s stop defending ourselves, stop judging derivative crimes, check our predispositions, and start seeing how we can make change.
Resmaa Menakem: author of My Grandmother’s Hands, therapist and trauma specialist. Talks about body and voice awareness to check in to our traumas and resistances. They tell the real story. Listen to him on the OnBeing Podcast with Krista Tippett. it’s called Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence.