Black Joy & Dismantling OUR White Supremacy with Rachel Ricketts - Ep 22

Dismantling racism and white supremacy is challenging work that is both external AND internal. We as Black people are not exempt from the work. We too have to look at ourselves and how we perpetuate the systems of racism and white supremacy. 

Rachel Ricketts joins me for a powerful and in-depth conversation on Black joy, responding from survival, and doing the work to dismantle our own anti-Blackness and white supremacy to create a better world. This episode is packed with wisdom and insights that every Black and non-Black person needs to hear.

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Rachel Ricketts is a thought leader + outspoken champion for Black and Indigenous womxn. As a racial justice activist, lawyer, healer, speaker + writer, she educates white folx on their role in perpetuating white supremacy, and helps folx of colour heal from internalized oppression. Rachel hosts online and in-person workshops including her renowned Spiritual Activism series which promotes racial justice and offers practical solutions for all hue-mans to dismantle racist heteropatriarchy. She is the co-founder of WOC (Women of Colour) Talks and has helped numerous global brands with anti-racism including Google, WeWork, CreativeLive, Lululemon and TELUS.

Rachel’s work has been featured in publications such as Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Mind Body Green 21Ninety, Black Girl in Om and Thrive, and she’s presented at international conferences including SXSW 2018 + 2019, me Convention in Stockholm and the Follow Black Women Conference. She loves donuts, dancing and all things metaphysical.

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