Resmaa Menakem

Resmaa Menakem is the author of the New York Times bestseller My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies and The Quaking of America: An Embodied Guide to Navigating Our Nation’s Upheaval and Racial Reckoning. He is a leading voice in today’s conversation on racialized trauma and Somatic Abolitionism, and the founder of the Cultural Somatics Institute. As a presenter, trainer, consultant, therapist and trauma specialist, Resmaa helps communities, organizations, and individuals to heal the trauma of racialization, build stamina and discernment, and encourage emergence. Learn more at and