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“Tell people to BE the love and hopefully we’ll be able to make a positive shift in this planet.” ~ Nitika Chopra
In the face of racial violence in the United States, lots of kids and adults are upset. Today, we bring you three videos from women who offer some advice. Take a listen and add your thoughts to the discussion in our comments below.
From self-help specialist Nitika Chopra: “This is the most vulnerable and blunt I have EVER been in a video. I put it all out there in regards to how I feel about the current state of America + what we can do about it: ‘Practice being the light!'”
The events in Ferguson have sparked discussions in homes and communities, including schools. Correspondent Jeffrey Brown speaks with #FergusonSyllabus creator Dr. Marcia Chatelain of Georgetown University and Liz Collins of Washington Latin Public Charter School on how teachers can use Missouri history and the role of the media to teach and discuss what is happening in Ferguson.
As the public refuses to let the issues of racial injustice leave the social conscious. Michael Eric Dyson, Dr. Marcia Chatelain and Rosa Clemente discuss the important conversations being started by young protestors.
4GGL thanks UN Women for this inspiration.
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