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Racial Healing Presentation Featuring Shela Linton at St. Micheal’s Episcopal Church, Brattleboro, VT

Racial Healing Presentation Featuring Shela Linton at St. Micheal’s Episcopal Church, Brattleboro, VT

Presenter: Shela Linton

Videographer/Editor: Maurice Lajuane Harris

Running Time: 35 minutes, 3 seconds

Recording Date: May 15, 2018

Description

In this video, Shela Linton, founder of the Root Social Justice Center in Brattleboro, Vermont, talks about the roles that race and racism have played in her life. She chronicles painful experiences with overt racism beginning in her childhood and empowering experiences creating positive social change as an adult. Linton concludes her presentation with practical advice for white people seeking to become allies—or stronger allies—with people of color, offering tips on how to engage authentically in the work of racial healing.

Permissions

With Linton’s kind permission, this video is made available exclusively to congregations of the Episcopal Church in Vermont, by request only, for use in educational racial healing forums. To gain access, please contact videographer Maurice Harris at mharris@diovermont.org.

 

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