by Channon & Michelle As we look ahead into 2018, we wanted to reflect on some past Tuesday Justice posts: our most viewed, Channon’s favorites, Michelle’s favorites…. If you’re new to the blog or haven’t read any of the posts mentioned below, please take a look! Most viewed post: “History or Hate? The Confederate Statues of… Read More The Best of Tuesday Justice (So Far)
So this holiday season, don’t neglect black-owned business. Use your buying power to strengthen communities, create jobs and grow the economy.… Read More “I’m rooting for everybody black.” The importance of supporting black-owned businesses
by Michelle Palmer This year there are plenty of ways make a difference with your gifts! Here are some of my favorites: LottoLove – I think this one is so cool! I was first introduced to scratchcards at Christmas while I was in England when I received several in my stocking from Father Christmas. Pretty sure I… Read More 2017 Tuesday Justice Holiday Gift Guide
by Channon Oyeniran Every Halloween, someone, somewhere, knowingly or not, insults black people and the painful and dark legacy that slavery left behind. From using blackface to dressing up as an enslaved person, Halloween 2017 will likely be no different as several examples of such behavior have been in the news recently. It baffles me… Read More Halloween & the Problem of Blackface
by Michelle Palmer “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention.” Some weeks it’s really easy to know what to write about. There’s one thing dominating the headlines that deserves some thoughtful unpacking. Other weeks, increasingly it seems, there are so many it’s hard to even think about them all without losing hope. So, today,… Read More Find the Helpers: From Outrage to Action
Maybe the n-word is just a word, maybe cotton is just a plant, maybe sugar mills are just historical artifacts, but when a person is keenly aware of their history, IT. MAKES. A. DIFFERENCE. We cannot ignore historical context in modern discourse.… Read More Cotton, Sugar, & the N-Word: Why History Matters
On August 31st, our 2017 Tuesday Justice Survey concluded with a total of 112 completed surveys! We are so thankful to all of you who gave us feedback, and we’re excited to implement as many of your suggestions as we can. As a reward for providing an email address, we offered the chance to win… Read More Announcement: Survey Drawing Winner!!!