Here is a profound keynote talks by Professor Rhonda Magee, JD, MA, on the power of mindfulness to help us unlearn oppressive ideologies and learn to sit with the deep pain of racism. She leads us through practices and explains why they are critical for sitting with the pain of oppression and for dismantling systematic racism.
Professor Magee gave this talk as a keynote for the conference, "Meeting the World: Exploring the Ethics, Values, and Responsibility of Bringing Mindfulness into Society." This Spring 2015 conference was hosted by The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society.
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Rhonda Magee, JD, is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of San Francisco. She is also Chair of the Board of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, a member of the Project for the Integration of Spirituality, Law and Politics, and a contributor to Mindful.org. At USF, she teaches Contemplative Lawyering, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Race Law and Policy, and Torts. She is an expert in Contemplative Pedagogy, Race Law, Identity-Sensitive Pedagogy, Critical Race Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Immigration.