September 13, 2010

Dear Friend:

I am writing to ask you to join me in saying “yes” to healing, “yes” to psychological liberation, “yes” to emotional freedom.

CNN last month released the results of yet another doll study showing that too many children, black and white alike, are biased in favor white skin–yet another sign of the continuing power of the myths of white superiority and black inferiority.

Let’s take a stand for emotional emancipation. Let’s come together in one simple, but powerful, act of solidarity. Let’s Wear Sky Blue during Community Healing Days, on the third weekend in October, to show our collective determination to turn the pain of the blues into the sky blue of unlimited possibilities.

All you have to do is wear something light blue like the color of the sky on a bright sunny day.

Say yes! Please make your commitment to Wear Sky Blue … and encourage your family and friends to do the same.

Our organization has chosen a simple means of showing support. We are asking every one to Wear Sky Blue whether it is at work or at play.

For more information on the Wear Sky Blue campaign and on Community Healing Days, please visit www.communityhealingnet.org.

Sincerely,
Dr. Maya Angelou
Chair, Board of Advisors
Community Healing Network, Inc.


Dr. Maya Angelou and friends at Riverside Church (Extended Version) from Reel Urban TV on Vimeo.

Dr. Maya Angelou is joined by Tom Joyner, Rapper/Actor Common, Red Hurley at Riverside Church to bring awareness to Community Healing Network.