Several prominent thinkers have pointed out how activism, race, and self-care are connected. In 2014, I saw the legendary social justice activist Angela Davis speak. She ended her talk with a discussion of how activism is different now than it was in the 1960s and ’70s. Davis said that the biggest thing she had learned from the youth of today was self-care. “Self-care has to be incorporated in all of our efforts. And this is something new,”  she said. “This holistic approach to organizing is, I think, what is going to eventually move us along the trajectory that may lead to some victories.” {read}