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Dear Shambhala Times readers,

In response to yet another instance of violence against Black Americans, the Times Editorial staff has paused our scheduled editorial calendar for the moment, and want to begin by amplifying BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) voices, particularly BIPOC dharma teachers, doing work in the space of racial justice.

From Kelsey Blackwell, for white people: Are You Doing Enough

Kelsey’s article includes many, many educational resources of different kinds, specifically for “white bodies wondering how to be of service towards dismantling systems of white supremacy.”

Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls has compiled a list of BIPOC teachers and BIPOC-led dharma organizations that you can learn from and support. This is in addition to their own Weekly Dharma Gathering platform.

Black Indigenous and People of Color Teachers (BIPOC)*:

Sensei Zenju Earthyln Manuel
Sensei Rev angel Kyodo williams 
Sebene Selassie
Sensei Alex Kakuyo
Lama Rod Owens
Dr. Claudelle Glasgow
Ruth King
Shanté Paradigm Smalls
Rhonda V. Magee
Rashid Hughes

Find more BIPOC teachers and teachings on Liberate Meditation app

Organizations

Miles Institute of Integral Living 
Bhumisparsha
White Awake
BIPOC Meditation Collective
Race, Racism, and Racial Inequality
The Lotus Institute
Joyful Ground (Aarti Tejuja and Sojourner Wright)
Heart Refuge Mindfulness Community
The Presence Collective

Please join us in learning from and listening to these teachers.

Black Lives Matter.

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