My Reasonable Response: Activating Research, MeSearch, and WeSearch to Build Systems of Healing

Ty-Ron Douglas


I am a border crossing brotha-scholar, a Black male academician who has traversed many geopolitical, cultural, and physical borders. In this paper, I draw on three interrelated concepts of “searching” for understanding about life’s phenomena: external investigations (research); internal interrogations (mesearch), and outward investigations (wesearch). Through this framework, I attempt to share reasonable responses to the recent uprisings across the United States.


Social Justice; Black Lives Matter; Social Movements; Race; Racism;

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