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The Work Is Working

Courtney E. Martin exhorts us to remember how anti-racist work is accomplished.  “[W]e need small wins, alongside grand plans, and we need coalitions that transcend transactional activism. . . . [to be] so in love with the feeling of being…

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My daughter reminded me that black joy is a form of resistance

Writer, educator, and mother, Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts, describes the shared laughter with her 8-year-old daughter.  “That’s a necessary form of resistance because it clearly punches the lights out of the pervasive dehumanization we encounter every day. . . . it’s…

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Webinar: Nurturing Joy and Resilience in a World with Too Much Aggression and Violence, January 23, 2018

An EmbraceRace Community Conversation with Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, a child psychologist specializing in trauma and ethnic minority mental health. REGISTER TO JOIN this free, online, community conversation happening this coming Tuesday, January 23rd, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET. Why We Gather. How…

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We Need to Focus on Black Joy Just as Much as Black Liberation

“We have to place an emphasis on the spirit and what (collective) joy looks like for us as individuals and as a people. In this (new) movement for Black liberation, there has to be an emphasis on celebrating and cultivation…

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