Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Protesters gather in Seattle, WA. Image reposted from The Chronicle

A Letter to My White Friends and Family

Dear [insert name here],

I have found so much comfort from many of your texts, emails, and phone calls. Thank you. I am overwhelmed with gratitude by your thoughtfulness and I often just cry reading your messages. Specifically, to my white friends and family who have allowed these visible acts of violence to mobilize their empathy into actionable solidarity, again, I thank you. The grief and…

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Thelben Mullett, M.D.

Thelben Mullett, M.D.

Dr. Mullett is a wife, storyteller and champion for social justice. She lives in Seattle, WA.