Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally 

As first posted on The Inclusion Solution My team sat in the living room of our house rental for our retreat, swapping horror stories of the ways in which we had been harmed by the white women in our field.   To varying degrees, we had personal relationships with these white women — some of themContinue reading “Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally “

Activism 101: Financial Equity

Some of our friends at Annuity.org wanted to share some information about financial equity! Sharing information about the women & racial wealth gap is something we’re passionate about at Annuity.org. We’ve been providing visitors with carefully researched, timely financial information since 2013. Financial advice for the Black community and women can include developing a budget, setting financial goals, establishing anContinue reading “Activism 101: Financial Equity”

The Worms that Saved the World: Book Review

One thing about me, I will read any book for any age! And I’m the auntie that will give all the kids in her life books to read 🤓 So when the author of this book reached out to me and gave me a social justice book for children, I knew I would have aContinue reading “The Worms that Saved the World: Book Review”

Activism 101: Bookish Organizations to Give Back to

As first posted on feministbookclub.com As a bookish organization we believe in taking action throughout the year with our money because – as the saying goes – money talks. Did you know that the Feminist Book Club gives back 5% of profits from their boxes to feminist nonprofits and organizations? If you looking to setContinue reading “Activism 101: Bookish Organizations to Give Back to”

Black Skinhead: Book Review

Going into Black Skinhead: Reflections on Blackness and Our Political Future by Brandi Collins-Dexter, I already knew there was such a thing as Black Republicans. I knew that there are limitations to the Democratic party and racism runs rampant among many white liberals. What I didn’t know was how much diversity there really was amongContinue reading “Black Skinhead: Book Review”

Who Are We Pushing Out?

As first posted on feministbookclub.com Earlier this summer, I decided to check out an adult book fair in my town. I was ecstatic for a chance to walk down memory lane and go to a good old-fashioned book fair. We can go on a whole tangent as to why Scholastic book fairs were a spectacle for incomeContinue reading “Who Are We Pushing Out?”

Anticipated Books for August 2022

It’s that time of the month again! The first Tuesday of the month! Fresh books for a fresh month. New books will distract me from the fact that summer is nearly over 🥲 Mademoiselle Revolution by Zoe Sivak Release date: August 2nd Love me some historical fiction novels with Black women at the center! JournalContinue reading “Anticipated Books for August 2022”

Activism 101:“All *fill in the blank* Matter”

As first posted on theinclusionsolution.me The road to hell is paved with good intentions.   Many of us want to do good in the world. We want to elevate the voices of those who have been systematically silenced. We feel empathy with other people experiencing pain, and we don’t want others to experience the pain we haveContinue reading “Activism 101:“All *fill in the blank* Matter””

Books for Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth! For those of you who don’t know about Juneteenth, you can read more here, but essentially Juneteenth is when the last of the enslaved people in the U.S. found out that slavery had been abolished. To me, freedom means the end of systemic racism and oppression against all people, but until then, weContinue reading “Books for Juneteenth”

Giving the Devil His Due: A Book Review

Giving the Devil His Due was a lot. This charity anthology is a collection of short stories compiled by the global, virtual organization that works to end violence against women called The Pixel Project. They are doing some cutting edge things and reimagining what nonprofits can look like and their efforts to mobilize communities. TheyContinue reading “Giving the Devil His Due: A Book Review”