So let's just say I admire Alice Walker's candid calmness and wisdom. The smooth soft tone that she speaks of injustice in, almost allows you to feel like it is said on a daily, proud basis. It definitely isn't but she neglects to allow her knowledge to overcome her tone and presence. She spoke of traveling, encountering racism, witnessing acts that have allowed her to take on new campaigns. The importance of surrounding yourself with circles of friends that are healthy and allowing yourself to merge into other circles was stressed by her as well. South Africa, Rwanda to Gaza, from genocide, child trafficking to race relations; all spoken about with such delicacy.
Let us speak out and not leave our mouths shut. Silence will get us nowhere she proclaimed; thus the premise of her new book "Overcoming Speechlessness."