June 18, 2020 2 min read

Our round up of inspiration, opinions, ideas and resources... curated just for you.

 

Spirit - Seattle based intuitive and brilliant Tarot reader Janine Beamen is offering 20 min free readings for Black people. Sliding scale readings for allies through July 3rd.  Email her directly to schedule. janinebeaman@gmail.com

 

Shop -  BLK + GRN, an all natural market place by all Black Artisans. "Buy Black and Live Green without Compromise"

 

Music- The queen B herself had no notes for sisters Chloe x Halle about their new album “The Ungodly Hour” OBSESSED.

 

Read + Listen - Poet Elizabeth Alexander's essay 'The Trayvon Generation' is a reflection on trauma, community, and being the mother to Black sons.

 

Podcast - Brené Brown talks with Professor Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and the Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.

 

Sustainablity -Ayana Elizabeth Johnson marine biologist, environmental policy advisor, founder and CEO of the consultancy Ocean Collective details why racism derails our efforts to save the planet in the Washington Post.

 

Watch -Slavery and the Making of America - a 4 part documentary on the history of American slavery  Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship this work challenges the long held notion that slavery was exclusively a Southern enterprise. Age 9+. 

 

Talk- African American writer and workshop facilitator Nanette D. Massey believes we are way beyond holding hands when it comes to talking about race.  Join her and others in a conversation "Moving beyond White Fragility" Donation based every Sunday @ noon PST.

 

ICYMI Parenting -  If you are parent or you have children in your life talk to them about racism now.  Pretty Good Design has an excellent compilation of resources for these conversations.



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