Nadia Owusu on Validating Each Other’s Experiences

June 1, 2020

At Catapult, author Nadia Owusu, in a column titled “Exit Interviews,” gives voice to the grief of people of color—grief that is so often silenced. “We can choose to permanently change how we view each other,” Owusu writes, “how we work together, validating each other’s experiences and fears and losses—not just in the current moment, but into and through whatever comes next. And the change that is possible within the microcosm of a workplace might also be possible in other workplaces, in a society, in the wider world.”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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