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21-Day Challenge 101 – Learn how racism operates inside and outside of you

21-Day Challenge Protest & Rebellion – Learn about the tradition of resistance

Waking Up White – Paperback, eBook, AudioBook available wherever books are sold

Engagements - Available online now https://debbyirving.com/keynotes-workshops/

Media - Contact Publicist Martha Kiley, marthakiley1@gmail.com

Key Questions About Race

What is the Most Important Thing White Americans Don’t Know About Race?

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Is Race Real or Not?

Is it?

Are prejudice, bigotry, and racism the same thing?

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Chris Rock, Oprah, and Barack Obama made it. So racism must be in people’s heads, right?

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I don’t get the term “white privilege.” I know lots of white people who don’t have two pennies to rub together.

What's that about?

When it comes to race I’m colorblind – I’m a good person. Isn’t that enough?

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“Irving’s presentation was shocking and extremely raw. It informed audience members and sparked a yearning for more knowledge inside of many. Springfield College moves forward in working on its own diversity and inclusion every day, and having Irving come to speak was an opportunity for this campus to continue that process.” Caitlin Kemp, The Elephant in the Room at Springfield College

“Holy crap! BIGGEST thanks for last night! I couldn’t have been more pleased. I love the conversations that were had and the questions asked. Your talk was absolutely incredible. I know that many seeds were planted and nourished for further conversions and action to dismantle racism and white supremacy.” Sara Gerrard, Pastor, Old West Church Boston

“Debby is a dynamic speaker and educator who engages large audiences and small groups. She is expert in placing personal storytelling at the forefront of discussions, moving beyond the head to the heart in how we learn about and discuss race racism, and anti-racism.” Emily Schorr-Lesnick, Educator, Riverdale Country Day School

“Your presence was so important for so many reasons. You shared what only you can in your warm, open, and welcoming way that engages and melts the icy barriers of apathy and fear.” Karen Spiller, Food Solutions New England

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