“The best part about the experience was that most outsiders are not invited to attend…The Navajo people have often been wounded by outsiders, so it is important to be very intentional about establishing positive relationships, built on genuine appreciation and respect.”
“Being an ally for justice is something people of color want from white people, but it requires continual learning and willingness to be in uncomfortable situations and conversations. Growth is uncomfortable. “
“But there is history here and this kind of prejudice goes back to the 1970’s, when the revolution began. That is, the Black Revolution and the birth of the Black Panther Party.”
Know your history, so you know how we got here.