19: Don't Lose Hope
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So here we are the final episode of season one! Inspired by Barack Obama I open up about what it's like to be an anti-racist educator, black woman, and soon-to-be author in unprecedented times like these.

I delve deep into the heaviness of reliving racist trauma I talk about how we can ALL instigate change in ourselves and others without resorting to dehumanising behaviour. And I share some deeply personal stories that came to me after watching Barack Obama delivering an incredible eulogy for activist, the late John Lewis.

In the episode I also discuss:

  • Remembering past trauma while concurrently experience it right now
  • How we can normalise racism as a way to protect ourself from trauma
  • Them-ing and us-ing and the race hierarchy we all need to be aware of and disrupt
  • Anthony Walker and Joy Gardner 
  • Being vigilant of our own internalised racism and where racism shows up everywhere around us; the media, social media, and everyday life too.
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You can connect with me over at @novareidofficial
(https://www.instagram.com/novareidofficial/) and atwww.novareid.com

If you are ready to do the inner work and learn to be actively anti racist please visit my website for further details about my anti racism online course: https://novareid.com/services/anti-racism-white-privilege-course/

Thank you to every single guest for making this series one to be proud of and for you for choosing to tune in. I'll be back for season two later this year when I've finished writing this book!

Don't forget if you learn something and these add value you can join my brand new podcast community over on Patreon to support this work: https://www.patreon.com/novareid.

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