53 minutes | Jan 2nd 2021

Episode 75: Justin Michael Williams

Justin Michael Williams works at the intersection of music, mindfulness, and social justice. With his groundbreaking book, Stay Woke, and over a decade of teaching experience, Justin has become a pioneering voice for diversity and inclusion in wellness.

  • Ending Racism Manifesto [1:40]
  • The five assumptions we make about why racism persists [8:33]
  • Justin’s process of writing the Manifesto [15:40]
  • Racism is learned [18:30]
  • Questioning the idea that racism can not end [21:29]
  • Race is not real, although the effects of racism are [22:51]
  • Looking to real stories as evidence that people can change [28:50]
  • Widespread change has happened in short periods of time [35:10]
  • Solutions exist, but we all need to be ready and willing for them to work [38:35]
  • What you can do [48:02]
Resources

justinmichaelwilliams.com Read the Manifesto and Sign the Pledge Donate to The Dream Bigger Foundation Listen The Turning, by Justin Michael Williams

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