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For Shaun

My cousin Shaun wanted this on a shirt. So I designed it. I've decided any profits earned will go to helping a homeless youth get some much needed self care in the form of natural hair care/grooming he is looking for.  A community member from Resist Oppression brought this young man to my attention and… Continue reading For Shaun

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Shifting the Future of Reproductive Justice

Something revolutionary is happening in Providence and black women, indigenous women, women of color and trans people are at the center of it, where we belong.   On March 9th, a large group of people from all backgrounds came together at First Unitarian Church of Providence on a Friday night.  They came not to worship, but to listen… Continue reading Shifting the Future of Reproductive Justice

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Oww, Ouch!: How to Apologize

So, you caused harm. Pulled your weapons of whiteness and inflicted pain and suffering on someone with less privilege than you. Maybe you were called in. Maybe you were called out. Maybe you shut down. Maybe you lashed out. Maybe you sat with it or maybe you stormed away and pulled out more weapons to… Continue reading Oww, Ouch!: How to Apologize

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You’ve Got Mail

PushBlack Takes You to School... from your Messenger app.   I believe I have shared about this before, but here goes, again. This time in a more official capacity. Sign Up for PushBlack on Facebook today.  You will get history lessons sent directly to your messenger inbox regularly.  But not just any history lessons.  Take this entry on… Continue reading You’ve Got Mail

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What is misogynoir?

What is misogynoir? Like the term Intersectionality, misogynoir was coined by a black woman to describe the double barriers to being both black and a woman. Kimberle Crenshaw coined Intersectionality to address the struggles and overlapping layers of oppression black women face. Moya Bailey coined misogynoir to expose the devaluing, dehumanizing, stereotyping and hateful depictions… Continue reading What is misogynoir?