Deprogramming is the exact word for what we white people must do to relate to People of Color. While growing up in an all white town, I was fortunate to belong to a church that worked for social justice. My first immersion was in Black churches. You can read more in my article about raising a Black son as a White mother, but my immersion began long before that. Was I often uncomfortable? Yes. But I knew that’s what Black people feel every day in White culture.

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist. Leans Left. Mindfulness practioner before it was cool. M.Ed., LPC.

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