In the past, I’ve used my platform as a place to escape, full of happy, airy content. With travel being put on hold and the rising of the Black Lives Matter Movement, I have felt a calling to create more meaningful content, with a permanent space on my blog. Here’s where I Speak Up.
Anyone else feel like 2020 is going to be a year we’ll remember forever? I think it’s fitting to say this is a year of change, a year (hopefully!) of progress, and a year that will make us all stronger and better people in many ways. But when you think about it, how far have we really come?
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As we continue to fight for racial justice and equality, it’s important to continue learning (and unlearning!) and surrounding ourselves with different perspectives. While I’ve always had friends of all races and ethnicities, one thing that has also helped me understand the Black perspective a little bit more is watching shows by Black creators starring […]
Happy Juneteenth, yall! If you’re like most people in this country, you probably don’t know what Juneteenth is, or why it suddenly popped up on your calendar this year. Like most Black history, the significance of this date was never taught in schools. In fact, none of my Black friends I asked grew up celebrating […]