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Humility

King Canute was one of the most powerful men on earth in the eleventh century. In a now-famous tale, it is said that he ordered his chair to be placed on the shore as the tide was rising. “You are … Continue reading

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Clarifying Power

I feel most powerful when…” I am thinking creatively about how to solve pressing social problems like poverty, gender, and social inequality. I love big ideas and the excitement that comes with dreaming up a better way to connect to … Continue reading

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Truth Is…

Black people are raised to acknowledge that every system they encounter is stacked against them, “You have to try twice as hard to get half as far,” “they are all waiting for you to fail,” and “you don’t get second … Continue reading

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Intention

I have often found myself situated between two, worlds, stretched like a bridge between Black & White beauty and activism, the past and the future. But in the sliver of space this intersection I now own, I have learned to … Continue reading

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Colored Mindfulness

How has your understanding of mindfulness changed? I am still a woman, still mostly white setting. But now part of being mindful is understanding the power and sending the power privilege I have acquired on my journey -and remembering where … Continue reading

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