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Big Dreams, Baby Steps – The reFRESH

Art by @thestitchdispensary Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re contemplating the deep, root causes of systemic inequity while taking small, personal steps to stay energized in the fight. What we’re checking out Last week saw the passing of two heroes of activism: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian. We can honor their memories by continuing the […]

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Pride: Back To Its Roots – The reFRESH

Art by Eva (@eesxop) Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re shining a light on a very unique Pride Month and reflecting on the ways in which present circumstances have brought Pride closer to its original spirit. What we’re checking out George M. Johnson explains the radical history of Pride, why this year looks far more […]

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Keep the Fire Going – The reFRESH

Photo by Representative Alma S. Adams Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re focused on keeping up the fight for long-term change. What we’re checking out… There are some ways that this wave of protests feels different than before and others in which it feels like we’ve been here so many times and never seen the […]

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Getting On and Getting By – The reFRESH

Art by Foxanne Designs Written by Jackson Bird This week, reflecting on divisions and double standards, sitting with our emotions, and taking time to connect. What we’re checking out… As cities around the world experiment with reopening, a battle is simmering throughout the nation. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes about the class divide being thrust into an ever […]

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From Doomsurfing to Zoomsurfing: Our Virtual Event Recs – The reFRESH

Art is Citational Ethics (Saidiya Hartman, 2017) by Ja’Tovia Gary via Jenny Wortham Written by Jackson Bird This week, we’re standing in solidarity with workers, calling for economic justice–––and also helping you find the best virtual events to add to your gCal. What we’re checking out… In honor of International Workers’ Day, here’s an on-going list […]

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