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Resmaa Menakem on racism

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A Therapist Breaks Down How Our Bodies Carry Racial Trauma

There’s growing research into racism’s real impact on the body, especially how stress can impact health and how your DNA works. Resmaa Menakem, a therapist and trauma specialist has been drawing on this research for years.

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My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

In this groundbreaking book, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.

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My Grandmother’s Hands

America has been dealing with race issues for a long time. Perhaps making more headway requires a different approach—one that’s less conceptual, more body-focused.

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Unpacking the Embodied Plantation Backpack

If you have an African American body, welcome. I wrote this blog post—and the body practice at the end—especially for you. (Everyone else, welcome as well—but please skip the body practice.)

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Healing Racialized Trauma Begins with Your Body

Resmaaa connects the healing of your body, mind, and soul with the healing of our country and our world.

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Healing Racial Trauma Through Body-Centered Psychology with Resmaa Menakem

An interview with Resmaa Menakem, on his book My Grandmother's Hands, Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. This is the first self-discovery book to examine white body supremacy in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.

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How Racism Began as White-On-White Violence

Did over ten centuries of decontextualized medieval European brutality, which was inflicted on white bodies by other white bodies, begin to look like culture? Did this inter-generational trauma and its possible epigenetic effects end with European immigrants’ arrival in the “New World”?

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Resmaa Menakem: My Grandmother's Hands

Resmaa Menakem is the author of My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. He is an international speaker, healer, author, and leadership coach.

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Resmaa Menakem Discusses Healing Racialized Trauma

Resmaa Menakem spoke to Good Day LA's Michaela Pereira to discuss racialized trauma on Dec. 11.

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My Grandmother’s Hands: Presentation by Resmaa Menakem

Author Resmaa Menakem speaks at Moon Palace Books about his book My Grandmother’s Hands. Spoken word artist The Lioness performs.

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