Jul 20, 2020

Just some light summer reading, y’all. 😳

I decided to write “book reports” on all these (because of course I did), because reading without analysis doesn’t feel like enough. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It’s not about being a “good white person” and checking these off your list… it’s about internalizing and integrating the lessons within. *That’s* why these are on all the lists right now. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
(I’m also working on some type of reading guide for my White friends who are interested in doing this work. There’s a specific order that I think works best, will be sharing soon.)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you’ve read / are reading any of these and want to talk about them, hit me up! I’m not really a book club person but I like a good 1-1 situation.⠀⠀


Books pictured:

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

How To Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Fearing the Black Body by Sabrina Strings

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Caliban and the Witch by Silvia Federici

Samantha Pollack

About Sam

Samantha Pollack writes creative copy (mostly emails) for feminist companies and/or thought leaders who are working to build a fairer, more connected culture. She’s also the founder of The Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur, a 6-week course that helps HSP business owners create healthier, more sustainable systems in their work. 

She publishes frequent essays on feminism, privilege, pop culture, entrepreneurship, the creative process, and more on her website, cultofpersonality.co. She currently lives in Asheville, NC, and while she can *technically* work from anywhere, she prefers her adventures laptop-free.

Emails for cult thought leaders.

(Personality included.)

Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?

I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.

(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)

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