The New Racial War - Making it Safe To Talk
July 8, 2013
Hosted by Sharon E. Davis
Have a story, opinion, or question that MUST be shared NOW? I do. We need to talk in ‘mixed’ company. How can ‘America’ heal if it’s not safe to talk about race? The Paula Deens, Trayvon Martins, Supreme Court decisions, The Lone Ranger and Tonto movie and other issues storm the headlines. Let’s take a chance to see how far we can go and still be safe. I’m stepping out of my host chair for the first time. My fear is that the headlines are so constant they will soon feel normal like going to the mall or movie entertainment. The pace and tempo on race is again gathering speed. I’m excited and unnerved. Some of the most distinguished luminaries on race have been guests on our show and light the way. Let’s take them and our day to day experiences to a new level. What’s got your heart in a knot or joy? Let’s REALLY talk like a family that needs each other, learns together to get better. We’re all we’ve got! I invite you to send in more questions or call in for a special show by and for us
A Safe Place to Talk About Race
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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.