Episode 112: Reckoning with Our Past

“We can’t go forward unless we have looked backwards. We can’t create new realities, new societies, new schools, new communities, new relationships, if we haven’t looked backwards to recognize the pain and the suffering to recognize our part in it…The future is constructed through a reflection on the past.”

Elena Aguilar

“We can’t go forward unless we look backwards.” 

In today’s episode, Elena shares the three vital reflection questions you must ask and answer for yourself as you reckon with your own history of experiencing racism. This reckoning is the fourth and final foundational element to prepare you to respond effectively when you hear something racist.

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