The National Day of Racial Healing is the Tuesday after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Courtesy of J Pappas

A PowerPoint slide showing how to form your own “I am” poem. This slide was shown during the “Racial Reconciliation Day: I am…” on Jan. 19.

DeKALB — The Division of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion partnered with The Center for Black Studies for Racial Reconciliation Day on Wednesday via Zoom where the importance of racial healing and overcoming traumatic experiences were discussed. 

The “Racial Reconciliation Day: I am…” discussion was in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in which four people attended. 

The National Day of Racial Healing began in 2017 and is celebrated the Tuesday after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Participants were asked to write a poem about who they are and where they come from. Almost everyone sha