These are links to the work of some of the incredible people I have come across whilst on the path of anti-racism, individual and collective trauma that have inspired me along the way through their knowledge and wisdom.
I am deeply grateful for each and every one of them.
Layla F. Saad ~ Layla Saad is a writer of best-selling 'Me and White Supremacy', speaker, podcast host and racial justice advocate whose work explores the intersections of race, spirituality, feminism and leadership.
Resmaa Menakem ~ Resmaa is a Healer, New York Times Best-Selling Author of 'My Grandmothers Hands', Trauma Specialist
Afua Hirsch ~ Afua is a British writer, broadcaster and best-selling author of the book 'Brit-ish'
Michelle C. Johnson ~ Michelle’s work centers on healing from individual and collective trauma, coming back into wholeness and aligning the mind, body, spirit, and heart.
Ruth King ~ Ruth is the Founder of Mindful of Race Institute, LLC, and is a celebrated author, educator, and meditation teacher.
Akala ~ Akala is a Hip Hop Artist, Social Entrepreneur and Author of 'Natives'. His knowledge of colonisation and racism through the 80's is outstanding.
Lama Rod Owens ~ Lama Rod Owens is a Buddhist teacher, activist, and author who explores the intersection of race, identity, and mindfulness in his teachings. He is a co-author of the book "Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation."
Rev. angel Kyodo williams ~ Rev. angel Kyodo williams is a Zen priest, author, and activist who combines mindfulness and social justice teachings. She is known for her work on radical dharma and meditation.
Ijeoma Oluo ~ A writer, speaker and internet yeller. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 'So You Want to Talk About Race'