How to Challenge White Supremacy Through Rest

1. “Race and Capitalism are Conjoined Twins” — Kendi

2. White Supremacist Culture is the exploitation and labor of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

SHIFT’s breakdown of white supremacist values, adapted from People Institute for Survival and Beyond and activist Tema Okun.

3. White Supremacist Work Culture is not just external, but internal.

4. “Rest is a form of resistance because it disrupts and pushes back against capitalism and white supremacy.” — The Nap Ministry

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” — Audre Lorde.

5. Create a Community Care Culture that Centers Rest

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6. Breathe.



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