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What to Make of the Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

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A jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer was charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. CNN reports that he’s set to be sentenced in eight weeks and could face a maximum of 75 years in prison for […]

Ben & Jerry’s Newest Ice Cream Flavor Is More Than A Dessert

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The Sweet Treat With A Sweet Plan is what it looks like. Ben & Jerry’s newest mouth watering flavors are packaged with the purpose of supporting BLACK LIVES MATTER and dismantling white supremacy. Earlier, in 2018, Ben & Jerry’s took the bold initiative to announce it’s flavor Pecan Resist. The fiesty flavor was aimed at […]

Expel The Hate: White Allies & The Movement For Change

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In November of 2016, shortly after Donald Trump had been declared President elect of the United States, The New Yorker published a series of essays that were slated as reactionary pieces to the results of the election. The late, great Toni Morrison’s essay, “Mourning for Whiteness”, was particularly moving, encapsulating and remains timely even four […]

Here’s What #BlackoutTuesday Means & How Companies Are Supporting

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If you woke up to all your followers on social media posting black slates, here is a breakdown of why. The hashtag #BlackoutTuesday is being shared with images of just a black slate to intentionally disrupt the workweek. The hashtag was inspired by the #TheShowMustBePaused tag that was created by two Black female music executives, […]

Dear White America… Yup, it’s us Again!

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Dear White America, Yup, it’s us. Again!   To say that I am pissed would be an understatement. But, I AM PISSED!   I am pissed with you, White America. Why is the question you might ask. Because many of you may not even be aware of the names of individuals I am prepared to […]