This is much than a talk against racism. The Internet put people’s geographical tribalism of people on an entirely new level. Online, we exist in echo chambers. The solution: the human gift that has been responsible, for the past 50,000 years, for all social, political and economic progress: communication.
In an unmissable talk about race and politics in America, Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the unexpected compassion and surprising perspective he found from engaging with people he disagrees with. He encourages us to let go of fear, embrace curiosity and have courageous conversations with people who think differently from us. “Conversations stop violence, conversations start countries and build bridges,” he says.