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This is the Book to Have Important, Brave, Life-Changing Conversations about Race and Racism

Rosalind Wiseman and Shanterra McBride 

Courageous Discomfort offers invaluable insight for how to navigate the troubled waters created by systemic racism. McBride and Wiseman utilize the power of acknowledgment, deep listening, vulnerability, and curiosity to address and rectify the historical wrongs perpetrated by racist ideology. This book is a gift to anyone who wishes to contribute to making the world safe for us all to live authentically with our dignity intact.

-Donna Hicks,

Associate at the Weatherhead Center
for International Affairs, Harvard University


About Courageous Discomfort

Hi! Welcome to our book, Courageous Discomfort! 


We work in communities all over the country, from the most conservative to the most liberal, having candid conversations that bring people together and inspire a sense of hope.


We wrote Courageous Discomfort to help bring common sense and dignity to how we talk about race and racism. We do this through answering the 20 most common, uncomfortable, but critical questions we get asked about race and racism, including:


• Should I see color?

• What if I say something wrong?

• How racist does someone have to be for me to say something?


There is no perfect solution or script for every maybe-racist, sort-of-racist, or blatantly-racist situation we can find ourselves in. And that’s ok! Courageous Discomfort shows you how to handle whatever situation you find yourself in with skill, confidence, and dignity.

Thank you for being here, 

Rosalind and Shanterra

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