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Racial Trauma Isn’t Just Personal: Why We All Need to Heal

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On ‘Page Inspiration’, hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu and guest Dr. Cortina Peters discuss the book “My Grandmother’s Hands” by Reshma Saujani. This powerful book looks at how the pain of racism can be passed down through generations, stored within our bodies..

Racial trauma is held in the body

Racism isn’t just a social issue; it has physical effects that can be passed across generations.

Understanding is a first step to healing

Learning how our ancestors’ experiences can impact us today can start to free that pain.

Body-based therapies can help

Beyond talking, healing can involve movement, breathwork, and other ways of releasing stored trauma.

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