Shanterra McBride and Rosalind Wiseman, authors of Courageous Discomfort, answer questions about racism they often get asked. If you want to be a better ally, this episode is for you. Sue and Steph call it life-changing.
- How to sit in the discomfort of racial trauma
- How white people can demonstrate allyship in meaningful and non-performative ways
- How to raise anti-racists
- How to do more than "drop off a casserole" after tragedies in the Black community
Subscribe to Your Teen with Sue and Steph here!
Check out Your Teen on Facebook here!
More about Shanterra McBride:
Shanterra McBride is an author, preacher, speaker, and teacher, and founder of Marvelous University, a social enterprise that offers life coaching and success planning for young people, specializing in leadership development for girls and young women. Her expertise encompasses everything from youth development and youth needs, to diversity and inclusion and allyship. She works with young people of all backgrounds, as well as with adults seeking to become better trusted allies in the lives of the young people they interact with.
Shanterra is the author of Love Your Jiggle: The Girls’ Guide to Being Marvelous, an inspirational book for girls ages 11- 17. Shanterra earned her master’s degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University. She obtained her bachelor’s degrees from SMU in public affairs & corporate communications and sociology, and was awarded the Profiles in Leadership Award. Follow Shanterra on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
More about Rosalind Wiseman:
Rosalind Wiseman is the co-founder of Cultures of Dignity; an organization that shifts the way communities think about our physical and emotional wellbeing by working in close partnership with the experts of those communities–young people, educators, policy makers, and business and political leaders. She is the author of multiple New York Times Bestselling books including: Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World—the groundbreaking, best-selling book that was the basis for the movie and Broadway Musical Mean Girls, and Masterminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World, which was awarded Best Parenting Book by Books for a Better Life.
National media regularly depends on Wiseman’s expertise on ethical leadership, conflict, media literacy, youth culture, parenting, and bullying prevention. Wiseman has served on many federal and local advisory boards and speaks throughout the US and abroad. Follow Rosalind on Facebook and Instagram.
In this post, Shanterra and Rosalind discuss the experience of going from friends to writing partner with their new nonfiction book, Courageous Discomfort, how the focus of the book changed in the process, and more!