Bearing Witness to Racism from a Privileged Perspective

I was raised in the 50s and 60s in Silver Spring, Maryland. I’m white and everyone around me was white. That was normal for me.

I thought being in Maryland outside of D.C. was an exciting place to grow up. Through my own experiences and what I’ve learned about deed covenants, I am becoming more aware of what was responsible for controversial issues happening today…

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Fostering curiosity, wonder, joy ~ author, speaker, disruptor ~ podcast host ~ Twitter chat co-host ~ author “Define Your WHY” ~ stories on passion & purpose

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Barbara Bray

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Fostering curiosity, wonder, joy ~ author, speaker, disruptor ~ podcast host ~ Twitter chat co-host ~ author “Define Your WHY” ~ stories on passion & purpose

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