In We Got Soul; We Can Heal, Jeffers-Coly encourages us to explore the ways in which integrating soul with contemplative practices can foster healing and restoration on both individual and collective levels. Jeffers-Coly calls on us to expand our understanding of leadership and community interaction and impact. As an elder, mentor, and teacher living in Senegal, Jeffers-Coly surveys race-based stress and trauma and discusses the elements of SOUL (culture) in order to remind of our capacity for resilience and resistance.
About the author
Phyllis Jeffers-Coly is a healing artist and long-time higher ed practitioner. She and her husband founded Diasporic Soul, which offers healing and restoration experiences for Black people that integrate culture and contemplative practices, including heritage travel and healing-centered leadership development for Black college-aged youth in Senegal, West Africa.