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A Year After George Floyd’s Murder, What Have You Grown?

Every time I would think about what it means to be Black in America, I would dig a hole in my garden.

After 38 years, I moved out of the city and into the country. Only an hour, but as a Black woman who has lived in cities her entire life, it sometimes feels like the moon. I moved to a house with a…

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Michelle Silverthorn

Michelle Silverthorn

Diversity Consultant. TEDx Speaker. Immigrant. Millennial. Author. Founder+CEO | Inclusion Nation (she/her) michellesilverthorn.com @inwithmichelle

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