Serendipitous Encounter: It’s Toni Morrison’s Fault!

Our race-inflected culture not only exists, it thrives. The question is whether it thrives as a virus or a bountiful harvest of possibilities. ~ Toni Morrison You likely know how it is, the bustle of getting to the airport and through security, then finally getting settled in your seat. I had just finished a week …

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Mindful Magazine Rates Mindful of Race as #4 for the Year

  As Editor-in-Chief of Mindful, I have the honor of receiving and reviewing hundreds of books over the course of a year. After careful review, only a handful make it into the pages of the magazine. Barry Boyce, Editor in Chief, Mindful Magaziune.  Of the nine recommendations, Mindful of Race was listed as Number 4 – …

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The Gathering – Black & Buddhist Teachers In America

I’m just back from The Gathering – a historic meeting of Buddhist teachers of black African descent across the United States and across Buddhist traditions, held in New York. It was an amazing weekend of nurturing engagement, connecting on issues common and distinct to our experience. The weekend culminated with a public dialogue on “Black …

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The Washington Informer – Dharma Talk as Sacred Space Away from Racism

Jacqueline Fuller, reporter for The Washington Informer, attended the IMCW sponsored event for POC at the Potter House Cafe in Washington, DC. I hope you enjoy her reflections! https://washingtoninformer.com/dharma-talk-as-sacred-space-away-from-racism/?fbclid=IwAR1g0saQPARfIQ18JYEXZxpnZz26dU0-JndfPc8k0vi3i-l7IkMWV5T3chw

You Better Vote!

An excerpt from Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From The Inside Out, Chapter 11: Cultivating Moral Character – Get Political A country is only as strong as the people who make it up and the country turns into what people want it to become… We made the world we’re living in, and we have to make …

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Jonathan Fields of the Good Life Project Interviews Ruth King

Growing up in South Central, LA in the ’60s and ’70s, Ruth King was taught to bury her emotions, to hide her heart and do what was necessary to survive. Feeling was not a good thing, getting home safe was. But, eventually, a call to reconnect with her big heart and deep empathy came in the form …

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