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

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library 305.8009 RIC (Text) 33500013343256 New Checked out 03/15/2021
Detroit Lakes Public Library 305.8009 RIC (Text) 33500013343264 New Available -
Red Lake Falls Public Library 305.8009 RIC (Text) 35500006442014 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982151270
  • ISBN: 1982151277
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 357 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"Thought leader, racial justice educator, and sought-after spiritual activist 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.
Author Notes

Rachel Ricketts is a queer, multi-racial Black woman. As a global thought leader, racial justice educator, healer, speaker, and writer, she hosts intersectional racial justice workshops worldwide, including her renowned Spiritual Activism series. Rachel cultivates change by fusing her experiences as an attorney, trained anti-racism educator, and grief coach with her spiritual certifications in breathwork, yoga, mindfulness, and Reiki. She has helped numerous global brands with anti-racism efforts, including Google, WeWork, and Lululemon. Rachel was named one of well+good&;s 2020 Changemakers and has been featured in international media such as The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Goop, and The Atlantic. She loves donuts, dancing, disruption and all things metaphysical (ideally all at once). Learn more about Rachel at and @IAmRachelRicketts.

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.
Race relations.
Religion and social problems.
Social justice > Religious aspects.
United States.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Self-help publications.

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