Engaging Across Difference
Tips for accomplices: Speak up when we cannot. If one of your colleagues is derailing a meeting (with their white woman tears) call them on it! It's that simple!
Self-care tips for folks of color: Take a social media break. If that's too much, then choose to ignore posts and comments that act as triggers. I recently read an article from Essence Magazine that talks about how social media can be triggering for black women trying to practice self care. "We are always giving social media spaces our free labor and energy when those same spaces rarely pour back into us." Check out more of the article here.