Our round up of inspiration, opinions, ideas and resources... curated just for you.
Listen - We're listening to these black women, and you can find them on IG: Ijeoma Oluo, Amanda Seales, Rachel Cargle, reverend angel Kyodo williams, and Stacey Abrams.
Re-read - Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
Learn - Rachel Cargle is an academic, author, teacher, and a leader of a new generation of feminist activists. Start by reading her letter "Dear White Women" no matter what your gender or color. Listen. Learn. Take notes. Act.
Learn - Angela Davis said, “It is not enough to be not racist, you must actively be anti-racist.” Here are 45 tools and resources from The Fold.
Read - and re-read Audre Lorde's Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches available here through our affiliate link.
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.
Film - Michelle Obama's documentary is on Netflix, and of course the film makes us love her more.
Music - Check out DJ Sharlese's best albums of the year thus far here. Then stream her Expansion sets on KEXP- get ready to vibe with an oldies and contemporary "trip-hop, chill, ambient, drum and bass, house, dub, electronica, jazz, sometimes world music, sometimes rock, sometimes...."
Home - Beloved Seattle artist, Mister Michelle, has just launched her new line of pillow covers. Now you can snuggle up with her gorgeous colors and designs.
Shop - Visit Intentionalist for a directory to black-owned brick and mortar small businesses in your area.