Updated and expanded from the original workbook (downloaded by nearly 100,000 people),this critical texthelps you take the work deeper by adding more historical and cultural contexts, sharing moving stories and anecdotes, and including expanded definitions, examples, and further resources, giving you the language to understand racism, and to dismantle your own biases, whether you are using the book on your own, with a book club, or looking to start family activism in your own home.
This book will walk you step-by-step through the work of examining:
Examining your own white privilege
What allyship really means
Anti-blackness, racial stereotypes, and cultural appropriation
Changing the way that you view and respond to race
How to continue the work to create social change
Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change.For readers ofWhite Fragility,White Rage,So You Want To Talk About Race,The New Jim Crow,How to Be an Anti-Racistand more who are ready to closely examine their own beliefs and biases and do the work it will take to create social change.
About the Author
Layla F. Saadis the author of the ground-breakingMe And White Supremacyand the host of Good Ancestor Podcast. She is a globally sought speaker on the topics of race, spirituality, feminism, and leadership. Layla's work is driven by her powerful desire to become a good ancestor'; to live and work in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation for those who will come after she is gone.