…all of the things I didn’t know. I am ashamed of how uneducated I was on the subject.
I am doing my best to educate myself on current events and the racism abound in this country (and all over the world). I am sharing with you some resources that have been shared with me. The one thing I am absolutely sure of is I can no longer be silent for fear of saying the wrong thing. Thanks to all the wonderful people who contributed to this list.
Good Read/Better LISTEN!https://www.amazon.com/Talking-to-Strangers-audiobook/dp/B07NJCG1XS/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1LLWC4TEDXKZB&dchild=1&keywords=talking+to+strangers+malcolm+gladwell&qid=1591387648&sprefix=talking+t%2Caps%2C196&sr=8-2
Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don’t know. And because we don’t know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.
A panel I attended a few days ago (virtually). Really eye opening.- https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/olcese.pdf
Resources on Being a Better Ally:
More to come!