White Supremacy

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss Waren’s a Psychologist, entrepreneur, wife, mother of three children and a HR professional talks about her reluctant journey from Haiti to America, the challenges of not speaking any English, adjusting to a new country and way of life. After teaching herself to speak…

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Mariam Ibraheem ~ Shackled

Mariam Ibraheem is the author of the book “Shackled”. Mariam’s journey is one of a woman born in a refugee camp. Her father a Muslim, died when she was just six years old and she was subsequently raised by her Ethiopian Orthodox Christian mother. Mariam, her mother, and siblings suffered terrible abuse at the hands…

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Guilty by Association. Watch the Company you Keep!

Can you be different from those that you closely associate with? Is the saying “birds of a feather flock together” true? Or “show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are” is that right?  If it were not so, how then can you be guilty by association? Growing up I always heard the…

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The Gaslighting of Black People

I first heard of gaslighting many years ago and had no clue what it meant, so I looked it up.  The term came from a 1938 play “Gas Light”, where Gregory an abusive husband, manipulates his wife Paula to make her feel as if she has gone mad. He leads her to believe she’s stealing…

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Chika Okoro – Colorism, It’s still a thing!

Chika Okoro, is passionate about all things women of color and believe it is her calling to inspire Black women to find self-love, self-worth, and experience the healing that enables them to have the confidence to live the full expression of themselves. In 2015, while getting her MBA at Stanford, Chika came across a casting…

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Baz Dreisinger – Incarceration Nations

Alison speaks with Baz Dreisinger, A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World. The School to prison pipeline is real! Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline program, Baz Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated men and women and those who imprison them, creating a jarring, poignant view of a world to which most…

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