How 2 Men Racially Heal. 1 Black, 1 White Tell All
May 20, 2013
Hosted by Sharon E. Davis
Our show says ‘Racial Healing Happens Everyday’. But what does EVERYDAY look and feel like for 2 men on a separate journey to DO SOMETHING about this subject? We know racial healing is not just for Black and White people. Nor is it just about males. But, how do 2 men keep going in racial healing work who come from the farthest ends of the racial structured spectrum? Do these Black and White men even think about the same things? Our US culture seems to value the sensitive male these days. Is this where a new feel good privilege meets opportunity, and being a target meets feel good hope? Is empathy a key factor for a White male? Does the day-to-day cause a weariness to set in with Black males? What’s on their mind, and where is the heartburn and/or the fruits of joy? When is enough enough, and time to do something else with their time? Join Michael McCullough, Newspaper Executive, and J. R. Reynolds, Writer and Communications Consultant for a frank and insightful look into the heart of their journeys.
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Everyday, racial tensions grow. More people want a life free from hate and disparities in education, healthcare, criminal justice, etc., but don’t know how to sort it out or where to go. We bring experts and notables to engage with you on real life and living in this journey. Learn insights and information you can use to help relieve the pain, shame, anxiety, pressure, and hear some of the best thoughts and views available today. We create a safe and loving environment to help heal the human heart from racial conditioning. It starts with our belief in the Oneness of Humankind. We erroneously learned our way into racism, and we will intentionally learn our way out. We believe it! All races and cultures have work to do. Be one of millions that strive for a world where OUR Human Family can LIVE the Oneness of Humankind, and are free from racial conditioning.
Sharon E. Davis
Sharon is a founding member of the Institute for Healing of Racism in 1987. She has conducted International Dialogue Racism sessions in Mmabato, South Africa, and facilitated a Public Seminar on Cultural and Tribal Unity in Gabaronne, Botswana, and conflict resolution in China. She was interviewed by McNeil/Lehrer Newshour for the “Healing Racism in America” segment.
Sharon served as an International Institute and U.S Immigration Services speaker and MC at Swearing-in Ceremonies for new Americans, a regular TV panelist on “Interfaith Odyssey”, and Advisor and former Executive Director at the National Resource Center for Racial Healing which included being a Project Advisor – Diversity for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Saturn Titan Mission.
Whether Sharon is speaking to a boardroom full of executives or a group of seminar participants in South Africa, she applies her professional experiences and formal training to implement cultural change. Sharon has received numerous awards for her work in helping people unite including Spiritual Midwife of the Millennium Award for Cultural Diversity, one of six “Most Influential Black Women Entrepreneurs in Metro Detroit”, “Diversity Champion’s Honor Role” Birmingham Bloomfield Multiracial Community Council, the Houston, Texas Peace Award for Inter-group Understanding, and the TWIN award as one of 29 Outstanding Professional Women in Business and Industry. She has been quoted in several media publications.