Last year, before the pandemic started, I penned “Grief: The Silent Obstacle.” The blog reviewed five recommendations on ways to engage with empathy and compassion when a colleague returns to work from bereavement. COVID-19 is causing a different kind of grief, and I’m witnessing many of the same lessons applying to this situation.
Since the beginning of March, the mainstream news cycle has almost exclusively turned toward covering the global COVID-19 pandemic. Is there still an appetite for “normal” content among journalists and readers during such a historical event?
Understanding and connecting with a culture that isn’t your own can be an overwhelming task. There are many places to start but this post offers just one avenue to consider with a short list of five top black podcasts to help support your cultural exploration beyond the month of February.