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My grandmother's hands : racialized trauma and the pathway to mending our hearts and bodies

Author: Resmaa Menakem
Publisher: Las Vegas, NV : Central Recovery Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology. He argues this destruction will continue until Americans learn to heal the generational anguish of white supremacy, which  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Menakem, Resmaa.
My grandmother's hands.
Las Vegas, NV : Central Recovery Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017029917
(OCoLC)990777789
Online version:
Menakem, Resmaa.
My grandmother's hands
(OCoLC)1123220707
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Resmaa Menakem
ISBN: 9781942094470 1942094477 9781942094609 1942094604
OCLC Number: 988170547
Description: xx, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Do not cross this line --
Watch your body --
Acknowledging our ancestors --
Our bodies, our country --
Unarmed and dismembered . Your body and blood --
Black, white, blue, and you --
Body to body, generation to generation --
European trauma and the invention of whiteness --
Assaulting the black heart --
Violating the black body --
The false fragility of the white body --
White-body supremacy and the police body --
Changing the world begins with your body --
Remembering ourselves. Your soul nerve --
Settling and safeguarding your body --
The wisdom of clean pain --
Reaching out to other bodies --
Harmonizing with other bodies --
Mending the black heart and body --
Mending the white heart and body --
Mending the police heart and body --
Mending our collective body. Body-centered activism --
Creating culture --
Cultural healing for African Americans --
Whiteness without supremacy --
Reshaping police culture --
Healing is in our hands --
The reckoning --
Afterword --
Five opportunities of healing and making room for growth.
Responsibility: Resmaa Menakem.

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The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem  Read more...

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"This book will change the direction of the movement for racial justice."- Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility

 
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