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LAYLA F. SAAD

Become A Good Ancestor.


Layla Saad is an author, speaker & teacher on the topics of race, identity, leadership, personal transformation & social change.

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Layla is the author of the ground-breaking book Me and White Supremacy (2020) and the host of Good Ancestor Podcast.

As a widely read writer, a globally sought speaker and a popular podcast host, Layla is passionate about creating Inspiration, Education & Activation for personal and collective change in the world. Layla’s work is driven by a powerful desire to become a good ancestor; to live and work in ways that leave a legacy of healing and liberation, especially for black girls and black women.

Layla is unapologetically confronting the oppressive systems of white supremacy and patriarchy, while offering important teachings and tools for transforming consciousness, cultivating personal anti-racism practice and taking responsibility for our individual and collective healing.

"To shape God
With wisdom and foresight,
To benefit your world,
Your people,
Your life,
Consider consequences,
Minimize harm
Ask questions,
Seek answers,
Learn,
Teach.

- octavia butler

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Good Ancestor Podcast

Conversations with change-makers & culture-shapers

"Being a black woman writer is not a shallow place but
a rich place to write from. It doesn't limit my imagination;
it expands it."

- Toni Morrison

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Patreon

Support my work through patreon