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Episode 128: Confronting Racism, Implicit Biases, and Microaggressions: Sonia Lewis – Influencer and Entrepreneur

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Sonia Lewis educates with removing shame and blame of individuals from the equation of racism. She teaches ways to confront racism, implicit biases, and microaggressions with shared language and values that lift anti-racism and brings down anti-blackness; as well as ways to personally develop into the ally and abolitionist needed to fight in the now for those who lack privilege and proximity.

Sonia helps us call a thing a thing, face it and not shy away from the implications of harm associated with the reality of racism.

It all started at age 7 when she refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance because she didn’t see “liberty and justice for all,” especially those who looked like her, her family, and her community. Earning degrees in History and Psychology, a Master’s in Education, and teaching for nearly 20 years were all foundational to the vision of ASCRIBE Educational Consulting, LLC and EDIFY Humanity 501c3.

At the center of Sonia’s motivation is humanity and belonging. She is on a mission to rectify the harm and oppression of racism….and is unflinching in asking the tough questions, facing uncomfortable truths, and building on equity-driven outcomes.

Acknowledging that we all have perpetuated norms based on conditionings from a white supremacy lens has divided our collective ability to stand in solidarity rather than compete in oppression Olympics. In building a future that is anti-racist, humanity must matter and equity needs to be at the center of the equation.

There is no better time than the present to fight for those most marginalized and disenfranchised by a system with the intent to deny access to wealth, life, liberty, and justice.

Get ready for a conversation with Sonia Lewis, a mother, wife, influencer, entrepreneur, and all-around unapologetic yet authentic Black magical force to be reckoned with….brace yourself for a true heart to heart for change.

Learn more about Sonia here:
www.ascribesuccess.com


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