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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Healing and Reconciliation

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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
by Tito D. Sapetin

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 13551 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 194 pages
Lending : Enabled

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation is a powerful and moving book that tells the story of two women who come together to bridge the divide between their communities after a long history of conflict. The book is a testament to the power of dialogue, reconciliation, and forgiveness, and it offers a model for how we can all work to create a more just and equitable world.

The book begins with the story of Ursula Johnson, a black woman who was born and raised in the South. Ursula grew up in a segregated society, and she experienced firsthand the racism and discrimination that was rampant at the time. As an adult, Ursula became a civil rights activist, and she worked tirelessly to fight for equality for all people.

The other main character in the book is Sarah White, a white woman who was born and raised in the North. Sarah grew up in a more privileged environment than Ursula, but she also experienced the effects of racism and discrimination. As a young woman, Sarah moved to the South to work as a teacher. There, she met Ursula, and the two women quickly became friends.

Despite their different backgrounds, Ursula and Sarah found common ground in their shared commitment to social justice. They began to work together on a project to bring together black and white students from their respective communities. The project was a success, and it helped to break down the barriers of segregation that had divided the two communities for so long.

Ursula and Sarah's friendship continued to grow over the years. They became mentors to each other, and they supported each other through difficult times. In 2004, the two women published a book together called Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Healing and Reconciliation. The book tells the story of their friendship, and it offers a powerful message of hope and reconciliation.

Speaking Our Truth is a must-read for anyone who is interested in overcoming division and creating a more just and equitable world. The book is a testament to the power of dialogue, reconciliation, and forgiveness, and it offers a model for how we can all work to make a difference.

Reviews

Speaking Our Truth is a powerful and moving story of friendship, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Ursula Johnson and Sarah White are two remarkable women who have dedicated their lives to fighting for justice and equality. Their story is an inspiration to us all.” —Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy

Speaking Our Truth is a timely and important book. It offers a model for how we can all work together to overcome division and create a more just and equitable world.” —Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, President of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign

Speaking Our Truth is a must-read for anyone who is interested in social justice. It is a powerful and inspiring story that will stay with you long after you finish reading it.” —The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago

About the Authors

Ursula Johnson is a civil rights activist and the co-founder of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has been awarded numerous awards for her work, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize.

Sarah White is a retired teacher and the co-founder of the Beloved Community Center. She has been awarded numerous awards for her work, including the North Carolina Civil Rights Achievement Award.

For More Information

To learn more about Speaking Our Truth, please visit the book’s website: https://speakingourtruthbook.com

You can also follow the authors on social media:

  • Ursula Johnson on Twitter
  • Sarah White on Facebook

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
by Tito D. Sapetin

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 13551 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 194 pages
Lending : Enabled
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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
by Tito D. Sapetin

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 13551 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 194 pages
Lending : Enabled
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