June 04, 2020 1 min read

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 OluoAmanda SealesRachel Carglereverend 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.



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