Exploring Interdependence Through the Lens of Blackness, Sponsored by C-Mind

This engaging webinar, open to all people of all ethnicities, invites us to deepen our understanding of interdependence and contemplative dialogue by exploring the wondrous ways in which our lives have been enriched by the resilience, creativity, and leadership of Black people. Through meditative reflections, we bring to awareness the Black threads in our lives …

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Lion’s Roar Highlights Buddhist Books by and for People of Color

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| JANUARY 13, 2020 In response to a query from a reader, our editors suggest some books by and for people of color. Illustration by Nolan Pelletier. Question: Can you recommend some Buddhist books by and for people of color? Answer: It used to be that pretty much the only Buddhist books in English were …

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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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