As Indian-American and Black women we were prompted to have this discussion and create a healing space, especially for other BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of Color).
“Holistic” treatment encompasses biological, psychological, and social determinants of health. Social determinants of health include the effects of racism. Let’s talk about it.
I’ll discuss allyship with the Black community in the context of exploring one’s social privilege, listening with humility, and “sitting with” difficult emotions.