Updated: Oct 6, 2020
Intentionally bringing more Black voices to our content, starting with this Coffee Chat on FB Live with Janelle @journeysandjetlag. Join us as she shares her experience traveling the world as a Black woman and her message for the travel industry which notoriously lacks diversity.
Vowing to never again let my own insecurities or discomfort keep me from speaking out when I hear racist remarks. (I put this one into practice last week when I heard unfathomable words from a white supremacist teenager, ugh. Another story for another day.)
Intentionally adding Black voices to my podcast consumption and social media feeds to ensure that the world around me doesn’t just consist of people who look like me. (I’m now listening to CodeSwitch, 1619 (New York Times), Side Hustle Pro, and others created by Black leaders. New follows include @ava, @Rachel.cargle, @michellesaahene, @keedronbryant, @cleowade, @mspackyetti, @candaceabroad, @zoidham, and @verydelphine).
Voting for leaders that promise change against systemic racism.
Signing petitions and letting my Reps know how I want them to vote on bills. (IssueVoter makes this suuuper easy, check it out!