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Author Ricketts, Rachel, 1984- author.

Title Do better : spiritual activism for fighting and healing from white supremacy / Rachel Ricketts.

Publication Info. New York : Atria Books, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8009 RIC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Description xxiii, 357 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: My love includes anger -- Me, myself & I -- Where we get stuck -- White supremacy starts within -- White supremacy runs the world -- Inheriting mama trauma -- Getting spiritually activated -- Unearthing our internalized oppression -- Spiritual bypassing & emotional violence -- Spirituality, anger & activism -- Intersectional spirituality -- Impact over intention -- Magnifying "microaggressions" -- Why white women+ need to get out the way -- Acting in allyship -- Better befriending black women+? -- What's love got to do with it? -- Pay us what you owe us -- Becoming unfuckwithable -- Rise up.
Summary "Rachel Ricketts offers mindful and practical steps for all humans to dismantle white supremacy on a personal and collective level. Includes culturally informed, secular spiritual exercises, such as guided meditations, transformative breathwork, and journaling prompts"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Anti-racism -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Social justice -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Racism -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Mindfulness (Psychology) -- Social aspects.
Self-consciousness (Awareness) -- Social aspects.
United States -- Race relations.
Anti-racism -- United States -- Religious aspects.
Social justice -- United States -- Religious aspects.
Religion and social problems -- United States.
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Self-help publications.
ISBN 9781982151270 (hardcover)
1982151277 (hardcover)
9781982151294 (ebook)

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