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Real Talk on Racial Injustice and Making Changes

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April 6, 2020
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Real Talk on Racial Injustice and Making Changes



Hey my friends,

I hope you are surviving, managing and maybe even thriving during this unprecedented time in history.

In this episode, I am sharing with you a Facebook LIVE I did with Kayla Burton, BCC trainer and mental health expert on social injustice and racism. It is powerful, informative and enlightening.

We dive right in and it was our goal to do so without judgment. Here are just a few nuggets we bring to the talk:

• How do I explain racism to my children?

• Is racism systemic in law enforcement?

• How do we make real change?

• The number we thing we can ALL do to help wipe out racism.

Kayla also shared a slew of resources for us to use to continue to learn long after people stop talking. I have listed them below.

As always, thank you so much for taking the time to listen to our podcast. If you would like to reach out to Kayla for additional information, please email me at lori@bootcamp-challenge.com and I will connect you.

Love you hard,

Lori

xoxo

People to follow: Jane Elliott at JaneElliott.com, Brene Brown (Youtube), Emmanual Acho (Facebook)

Here is a link for additional resources: Click Here.

Short Reads:

1. My People (Langston Hughes)

2. Still I Rise (Maya Angelou)

3. Of Our Spiritual Strivings (W.E.B. DuBois)

4. If We Must Die (Claude McKay)

5. The Ballot or the Bullet (Malcolm X)

6. Heritage (Countee Cullen)

Books or Longer Reads:

1. The Audacity of Hope (Barak Obama)

2. Becoming (Michelle Obama)

3. The Souls of Black Folk (WEB DuBois)

Reads to Empower Kids:

1. I’m a Pretty Little Black Girl

2. Crown

3. Ada Twist Scientist

4. Let’s talk about Race

5. I’m Enough

6. Chocolate Me

7. The Black Snowman

8. I Love my Hair

9. The Eagles who Thought they were Chickens (Mychal Wyn)

10. The Other Side

Topics to Learn More About:

13th, 14th, 15th, Amendments

Black Migration

White Privilege

Harlem Renaissance

CoIntelPro

Black Wallstreet

Freedom Summer

Lynching

Jim Crow

Civil Rights Act

Voting Rights Act

Brown v Board

Cultural Appropriation and its effects on black upward mobility

Racial Wage Gaps

"These Books Can Help You Explain Racism and Protest to Your Kids": Click Here

If you have topics you would like me to cover or questions I can answer, please email me at lori@bootcamp-challenge.com. And, obvi, it can be ANY topic!

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The BCC Team

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