Resources Mentioned In Our Episodes



  • Books About Race in America:
  • Anti Racist Handbook
  • Emergent Strategy
  • Post Traumatic Slave Disorder
  • Beyond Inclusion
  • White Fragility
  • Between the World and Me
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  • The Fire Next Time
  • Ain't I A Woman
  • Negroland: a Memoir by Margo Jefferson
  • The Bluest Eye
  • How to be an Antiracist
  • Stamped from the Beginning


Books About Trauma

Resmaa Menakem:

  • My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

Gabor Maté:

  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction
  • When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection
  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers
    (Co-Authored w/Gordon Neufeld)

Pia Mellody:

  • Facing Codependence: What it is, Where it Comes from, How it Sabotages Our Lives
  • The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming Obstacles to Truth, Respect and Lasting Love
  • Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love

Nadine Burke-Harris:

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Bessel van der Kolk:

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bruce Perry:

  • The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook

Brené Brown:

  • I Thought It Was Just Me(but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What will people think” to “I am enough”
  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead