Layla F. Saad – Combat Racism, Change the World
Now that people all over the world are taking to the streets to fight inequality in solidarity, more and more white people start to finally wake up to the reality of institutionalized racism and ask: what can I do? The most heard answer: ‘Do your homework.’ So, where to start?
With bestselling author Layla F. Saad we’ll dive into the landscape of white privilege and explore the ways in which white people can combat racism too. Layla F. Saad is an East African, Arab, British, Black, Muslim woman who was born and grew up in the West, and lives in Middle East. This unique set of identities enables her to draw rich and intriguing perspectives, and makes her the perfect anti-racism educator. With her book Me and White Supremacy: A 28-Day Challenge to Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor she helps white people to understand their participation in white supremacy and offers them useful tools for change.
Layla F. Saad is an anti-racism educator and podcast host on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation and social change. She is the author of the groundbreaking bestseller Me and White Supremacy (2020), an anti-racism education workbook that was initially offered for free on Instagram and was downloaded by 100,000 people in six months. Her work has been brought into homes, educational institutions and workplaces that are seeking to create personal and collective change.
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