Representation For Black Boys Matters Too

Many people don't realize that toys are one of the earliest ways we are trained in gender stereotypes. This is a conversation that's especially heard when discussing feminism and girls, but what about Black boys? Jennifer Pierre found herself asking this same question and decided to answer it by creating Melanites, a line of dolls for … Continue reading Representation For Black Boys Matters Too

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No Offense to Mrs. Morrison But…

Where are our bookworms? If you love amazing writers like Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Octavia Butler and Junot Diaz, why not expand your library with even more authors of color? Many people claim there just aren't that many good ones out there but this list of ten writers will make you clap back at them with … Continue reading No Offense to Mrs. Morrison But…

Meet Navina Khanna: Visionary & Food Justice Organizer

Meet Navina Khanna,  food justice organizer, visionary, and change maker. “I realized how much U.S. policy actually decides how farmers in places like India and around the world live and die.” Read More...

The Deep Roots of African-American Cooperative Economics

"African-Americans started using cooperative economics from the moment they were forcibly brought to the Americas from Africa, at first for practical reasons. They realized that their survival depended on working together and sharing resources. They had collective traditions from the African nations and civilizations they came from, that they applied in the Americas when they … Continue reading The Deep Roots of African-American Cooperative Economics

Former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown & Urban Farming

Ever heard of West Oakland Farms? Now you have! Established by former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown, age 72, West Oakland Farms is an urban garden, cooperative, business incubator, and prison re-entry program in the California's Bay Area. Check it out! https://youtu.be/3l3hMeeVSI0 Read More About West Oakland Farms