Iyer introduces us to the variety of roles people can play within the social change ecosystem, and provides questions for reflection on how these roles affect the work we do for racial and social justice.
"In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology. The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. Menakem argues this destruction will continue until Americans learn to heal the generational anguish of white supremacy, which is deeply embedded in all our bodies."
"Updated and expanded from the original workbook (downloaded by nearly 100,000 people), this critical text helps you take the work deeper by adding more historical and cultural contexts, sharing moving stories and anecdotes, and including expanded definitions, examples, and further resources, giving you the language to understand racism, and to dismantle your own biases, whether you are using the book on your own, with a book club, or looking to start family activism in your own home."
"Speak Out with Tim Wise is an informative and entertaining podcast focused on racial and economic justice in the age of Trump. It features the biting and humorous commentary of its host, along with interviews with some of the nation’s leading scholars, activists and artists as well as grass roots organizers whose voices are often ignored in mainstream media."
Noami shares the real concerns that most Black men in America are facing as they try to survive both COVID-19 and racism. The article heavily addresses black men's concerns and daily actions to try to minimize racial profiling while wearing a face mask.