Racial healing refers to the process of how a culture or community attempts to reconcile after certain members have been oppressed, discriminated against, and had their rights violated because of their real or perceived ethnic background. It involves accounting for many different perspectives on justice and healing, and it is impossible to achieve without listening to and trusting the experiences of those who do not fit the culture’s default standard appearance. When those who have benefitted from racial oppression are willing to accept the injustice of those benefits, we become capable of working collectively to dismantle entrenched systems that uphold racism and transform our environments to benefit all.
This is a meditation meeting for people of color and their allies interested in using the Buddhist principles of mindfulness and compassion to help work with and understand how to be AntiRacist. JoAnna will share wisdom and experience on topics that are pertinent and immediate in the country today.
To mark 25 yrs of democracy, SABCNews rebroadcasts its first-ever pre-election debate, between Nelson Mandela & FW De Klerk on 14 April 1994. In studio are Profs @somadodafikeni and Susan Boysen with Freek Robinson who facilitated the debate.
Toni Morrison gives insight into her works "Paradise" and "The Bluest Eye," criticizes sloppy criticism, and explains the challenge of writing about race for African-American writers. Check out these Toni Morrison books on Amazon! Conversations with Toni Morrison: https://geni.