Original People Acknowledgment Practice

“If you’re not mindful of what you are doing, then, you are turning a land acknowledgment into a token. It becomes an empty gesture to ‘honor’ Native people. It becomes this century’s mascot.” Dr. Debbie Reese We’d texted the day before about meeting, so I knew she was expecting me. When I arrived, I parked…

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Even as we hurt, we hoped. Even as we hurt, we healed.

“Let the globe, if nothing else, say this is true. That even as we grieved, we grew. That even as we hurt, we hoped. That even as we tired, we tried. That we’ll forever be tied together victorious. Not because we will never again know defeat, but because we will never again sow division.” Amanda…

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Ending Racism Together: Committing to a Body of Work On and For Ourselves

Racism had a beginning. And it can have an end. What if I told you we could end racism, right now? I founded the Luna Jiménez Institute for Social Transformation with the mission to end racism through personal healing and transformation—and to live long enough to see racism end. The theories, frameworks, and practices that…

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Congresswoman Lee Calls for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission

“The pain our country feels is rooted in generations of institutional racism. People of color are dying unjust deaths at the hands of power abusers. Whether it be the abuse of power that poisons the air and water surrounding communities of color, taking away protections for undocumented young people, underfunding Tribes putting them at disproportionate…

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