If every public person who is guilty of horrendous indiscretions is banished and never given opportunity to publicly wrestle with their past challenging behavior and rectify it, how will they (we) benefit from the lessons learned?
When we remembered the "forgotten," we were able to do something, which was writing the film. It is important to remember the problem so that you can find a solution.
Being a true ally requires action, accountability and choosing to give up your White privilege and be treated like people of color (POC) are currently. That’s where good intentions often stall out.
The fine folks at Essence invited on to discuss the inherent challenges in engaging in conversations about race with White people alongside ESSENCE's Christina Coleman, Jezebel's Rich Juzwiak, and Daveen Trentman co-founder and Production Director of the Soze Agency. Shoutout to host Makho Ndlovu and the ESSENCE team.