Benjamin Mertz: How To Heal Racism

October 28, 2020

Benjamin Mertz

If you are committed to tackling inequality, racism, sexism, classism, ableism, at some point in undertaking this work, you will realize that the work begins with each of us. We have to address our own racist and sexist beliefs on a daily basis, with the curiosity and compassion needed to transform these beliefs.

Today’s episode is a special one that features Benjamin Mertz, a composer, performer, and song leader who specializes in music of the Black Spiritual tradition. Benjamin is a human rights and racial justice activist. On this episode, you will get a glimpse into how he uses the power of music, storytelling, and human emotions to heal racial divides.