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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Jun 23, 2020

“Empathy for the other is the language that is going to continue to drive this movement forward.”

Episode Summary: We are living in an intense time in human history right now on many different levels. In this powerful episode with my friend LeVar Burton, renowned actor, director, educator, and lifelong children’s literacy advocate, we dive deep into a part of American history that has been ignored since the beginning. LeVar is known for his brilliant story-telling, which he conveys in this powerful interview discussing America’s continuing struggle of equal rights and racial issues, sharing his amazing perspective on how we can’t be free until we are all free.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • The first steps we need to take to make an impact and change this situation.
  • How to raise and educate your children with a strong foundation of value.
  • How to build relationships with no judgment or racism.
  • How your words and thoughts can empower yourself to create something better.
  • The next steps to take to move towards living in an equal society.

Some Question That I Ask:

  • How can we stay open and positive in the face of racism?
  • How can we deal with this issue consciously from a place of awareness and integrity?
  • How did it feel when you were little to have those restrictions?
  • What are some systemic changes that you would envision making to create a more equal, more enlightened society?
  • What are the steps that our society needs to take in order to erase racism?