#StillSayHerName: Justice for Breonna Taylor

Photos by Charlie LedererText by Liz Hensler9/28/2020 Last Wednesday in Louisville, KY, the grand jury decision renewed nationwide protests seeking justice for the murder of Breonna Taylor. With only one of three officers charged, and the charge being “wanton endangerment” due to erratic shooting reaching the neighbor’s home, this feels grossly inadequate in holding theContinue reading “#StillSayHerName: Justice for Breonna Taylor”

I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement

By Ejolee Mitchell 7/30/2020 Like many social media managers in the world, the plans I had for myself, and my work became irrelevant.  All of the content or ideas I had planned for the year were no longer applicable. I had to change my entire workflow – that had been laid out since June 2019Continue reading “I Am a Burnt-out, Financially Deprived, and Mentally Depleted Social Media Manager That Has Had to Work During a Global Pandemic and 2nd Wave Civil Rights Movement”

Weekly Resource Round Up: Mental Health, Race, and Activism Edition

By Liz Hensler 7/27/2020 Each week, we post a compilation of articles, publications, videos, podcasts, events etc. we’ve learned from across the web. This week, we’ve compiled resources to learn more about the current conversations, critiques and debates about the intersections of mental health, race, and activism with the lens of the Black Lives MatterContinue reading “Weekly Resource Round Up: Mental Health, Race, and Activism Edition”

Activist Street Art

By Rachael Young 7/19/2020 Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the majority of 2020, you’ll be familiar with the boom of artistic images emerging with the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. With murals of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police brutality being painted all over the world, theseContinue reading “Activist Street Art”

The Cowardice of Comfortable Language

By Steven Joseph July 15, 2020 I will not waste your time giving you the historical backdrop of our current (and long-standing) race crisis. The evidence is right there for you to consume. This is for those who stand on the wrong side of history. Not to “bridge gaps in understanding,” because us Black &Continue reading “The Cowardice of Comfortable Language”

26 Instagram Accounts to Follow: Undoing Anti-Black Racism

By Liz Hensler July 13, 2020 One common mistake White people or non-Black PoC make when they are new to undoing anti-Black-racism work is asking their Black friends or family questions they could easily find answers to with a Google search. For people in your life whose lived experience is dealing with frequent, if notContinue reading “26 Instagram Accounts to Follow: Undoing Anti-Black Racism”