Author Talk: Authentic Antiracist Dialogue with Dr. Roxy Manning

Sun., March 17, 2024, 10 am

Clinical psychologist, social justice advocate, and author Dr. Roxy Manning will be with us in worship on Sun., March 17, to discuss her book, “How to Have Antiracist Conversations: Embracing Our Full Humanity to Challenge White Supremacy” and its companion text, “The Antiracist Heart: A Self-Compassion and Activism Handbook.” Dr. Manning will be interviewed by Rev. Dr. Kelly Colwell during the sermon moment and will also offer us a Learning Hour at 11:45 am in Loper Chapel.

Join us as we explore together a groundbreaking approach to fighting racism and white supremacy culture through compassionate yet fierce dialogue, inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King’s Beloved Community. Dr. Manning provides practical tools and frameworks that foster connection and courage, reimagining antiracist conversations. Books will be available for purchase.

More about Roxy: Roxy’s experience as a Black Caribbean immigrant to the US and work as a licensed clinical psychologist and Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) certified trainer and assessor fuel her passion for supporting social change at the personal, interpersonal, and systemic levels. Roxy delights in helping opposing voices hear each other and see past individual hurt and struggles to address the structures that contribute to those challenges. She is the author of “How to Have Antiracist Conversations” (2023) and coauthor with Sarah Peyton of “The Antiracist Heart” (2023). Roxy also cohosts the inspirational podcast, Fierce Compassion, with Sarah Peyton. Meet Roxy at