A case for anger

We need to find ways to channel our anger. To put it to good use. To strike a balance between anger and apathy; rage and reason.
Tapestry has a guest hosts lined up all summer starting with Samira Mohyeddin. (Samra Habib)
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"We need to find ways to channel our anger. To put it to good use. To strike a balance between anger and apathy; rage and reason. I'm still working on it." — Samira Mohyeddin​

Women we are often told not to be angry but award-winning writer and activist Soraya Chemaly wants to change that. In her forthcoming book Rage Becomes Her, Soraya argues that anger is an under-explored, powerful, and useful emotion — especially when it comes to how it is felt and expressed by women.

Pardeep Kaleka's father died from a hate crime — a brutal shooting of his temple. Arno Michaelis is a former neo-nazi who founded the white supremacist group that shooter belonged to. How did they become friends? They dealt with their rage. Their book The Gift of our Wounds follows their journey from anger to forgiveness.


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