Local group fights systemic racism by talking about it

Jul 31, 2020

By Jorge Milian

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Talking about racism can be hard.

The new local chapter of a national organization that promotes racial equity is aiming to make it easier.

Coming To The Table South Florida was formed in October with the idea of creating a space “to discuss issues that are impacting the races” in a respectful manner that’s free of judgment, according to Dr. Fartun Mohamud, a West Palm Beach-based mental-health counselor who serves as the group’s facilitator.

What started as a small gathering has morphed into 36 members — and growing — as issues of police brutality and systemic racism have roiled the country following the killing of George Floyd on May 25 by Minneapolis police.

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