“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.”

– Maya Angelou



“Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” – by Jeffery Robinson on Netflix

“HARRIET” by Kasi Lemmons on Prime Video

“Black Feminism & The Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Caruthers” 

The Power of Privilege: Tiffany Jana at TEDxRVAWomen” on YouTube

“Becoming” Documentary on Netflix – About Michelle Obama

“Nyad” – by John DiLillo streaming on Netflix

“Bombshell” – Film on Netflix

“On The Basis of Sex” – Film about Ruth Bader Ginsberg

“RGB” Documentary on Netflix – About Ruth Bader Ginsberg

“Seeing Allred” Documentary on Netflix – About Gloria Allred

“Racing Extinction” Documentary – Follow Racing Extinction on Instagram


Recommended Reading List:


“Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools and Beyond” by Glenn E. Singleton

Courses offered at: www.courageousconversations.com

“So you want to talk about race” by Ijeoma Oluo

“How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi

“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

“Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” by Trevor Noah

“The Sophia Code: A Living Transmission from the Sophia Dragon Tribe” by Kaia Ra

“Loving What Is” by Byron Katie

“The Gifts of Imperfection” and ALL books by Brene Brown.

“Self-Compassion: the Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself” by Kristen Neff

“Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive” by Kristen Neff

“The Power of Now” and “A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose” by Eckhart Tolle

“The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection” and “The Untethered Soul” by Michael Alan Singer