Alzo Slade participates in an “Emotional Emancipation Circle,” an Afrocentric support group created by the Community Healing Network and the Association of Black Psychologists. It’s a safe space for Black people to share personal experiences with racism and to process racial trauma.
Buddhist teachers Spring Washam and Tara Brach share the challenges they are encountering, and the practices and insights that guide them during this time of radical inner and outer transformation. The format of this event is an honest and vulnerable conversation between two esteemed teachers.
Courtney Phillips, co-founder of Gumbo Media and Gumbo Fit chats about her journey to creative entrepreneurship, how she’s encouraging Black people to define success differently, and what she needs to stay creatively inspired and focused.
Natalie Obando, president of the Women’s National Book Association, talks about the organization’s Authentic Voices program, which introduces women writers to publishing through four weeks of writing, editing, marketing, and publication.