Emily P. Freeman's latest podcast episode On Racism: Learning to Speak and Listen is what I needed to hear this morning. I encourage you to listen to it if you, too, are seeing what's going on in our nation and wondering what to do and how you fit in. (Heads up: She offers up a prayer from a Christian perspective at the very end.)
'My instinct along with a lot of other people, especially white people, is to ask, “What can I do?” My instinct is not to ask how have I contributed, but the more I listened to our Black brothers and sisters, the more this question comes to the surface. I keep hearing our black friends say, “Could you listen to us? Believe us. Learn our stories. Apologize to us.'
I’m Elaine Gee-Wong and I'm a therapist with a private practice in Santa Clara, CA.
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