Afrikan Wisdom: Black Liberation, Buddhism
Edited by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara); Crystal Quintero, Ashley Wells, Wisdom Quarterly
anthology of wisdom stories from Black liberation leaders and teachers.
Afrikan Wisdom represents an intersectional, cross-pollinated exploration of Black life -- past, present, and future.
Award-winning author and editor Vimalasara (Dr. Valerie Mason-John)'s collection of 34 essays -- written by an eclectic and inspirational group of Black thought leaders and teachers -- reflects on the unique and multilayered experience of being Black in the world today.
|What is the way to total spiritual liberation?|
It is both an inspiration and a motivation for Black readers, as well as anyone else interested in reading about emerging spiritual voices. Topics include:
- African and Afro-Diasporic cultures, histories, spiritualities, art, music, and literature
- Black radical traditions of liberation and consciousness
- Anticolonialism and antislavery
- Buddhist philosophy
- Social and environmental justice
- The prison industrial complex and mass incarceration
- (Kemetic) yoga, healing, and mindfulness
- Intersections with Indigenous cultures
- Addiction and recovery
- Transgenerational trauma
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