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Washington Post published this video item, entitled “What is White racial identity and why is it important?” – below is their description.
When George Floyd died, people across the United States started to look more critically at how white supremacy affects all of us. In this episode, we talk to mental health experts and scholars about why understanding your whiteness and the ways that white supremacy benefits you is an important part of becoming self aware.
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Exploring White racial identity will be a lifelong process (1:10)
Join or create and accountability group (1:57)
Be proactive about your relationships with people of color (3:38)
Featured in this video:
Resmaa Menakem is a trauma specialist and author of “My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies.”
Rebecca Toporek is a psychologist and professor in the Department of Counseling at San Francisco State University.
Ilyse Kennedy is a trauma therapist and founder of Moving Parts Psychotherapy in Austin, TX.
Kelsey Arias is a crisis interventionist and Crisis Line Supervisor at Lines For Life in Portland, OR.
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Racial trauma can be deadly for Black people. Here are five ways to cope with it: https://youtu.be/f7ivK-4gvvk
How to talk about race with racist white parents and family: https://youtu.be/QNlpOxZdACI
How to be anti-racist: it’s more than books, quotes and Blackout Tuesday: https://youtu.be/iL0HJ2VDSxU
Advice on coping with racism amid protests of police violence after George Floyd’s death: https://youtu.be/pWei7jdIWc4
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.