Our anger as People of Color and Black people in particular is often used against us. In this first episode of Melanated Rising Podcast guest-host Layla Saad joins me to discuss the stigmatization of our anger by society, and how to reclaim the power of our anger and use it to ignite us!
Layla Saad is a Black feminist writer and speaker, whose work focuses on centering the stories, art and magic of people of colour. Layla's work explores the intersecting themes of race spirituality, feminism and leadership. As an East African, Arab, British, Muslim, feminist, soul seeker, living in the Middle East (Qatar), and sharing her work with the global community, Layla stands at a diverse intersection of identities, from which she is able to draw rich and intriguing perspectives. Layla’s own personal journey as a Black Muslim woman, her work with her clients and her writings often confront the oppressive cultures of patriarchy and white supremacy. Layla is currently writing her first book - 'From Anger, With Love: A Black Feminist Talks To Spiritual White Women About White Supremacy’.
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