We normally try to keep things pretty lighthearted around here, but in the midst of the ongoing racial injustices occurring across our country this is no time to joke around. This has been a much needed and long overdue wakeup call. We as a company have a lot to learn and many areas to improve when it comes to diversity and inclusion. We've been taking the time to watch, listen, read, donate, and most importantly, take action in our local communities. This week, we've included a selection of inspiring content that has ignited our drive to be aware, be open, and be involved with the change needed to better our society. This has certainly been time well spent for us, and we hope you feel the same. Stay strong.
Time Well Spent / No. 33
The City That Disbanded Its Police
While defunding or disbanding the police may seem radical, or even impossible, the city of Camden, NJ has proven that with the right leadership police reform can yield impressive results.
9 Rules For The Black Birdwatcher
"1. Be prepared to be confused with the other black birder.
Yes, there are only two of you at the bird festival. Yes, you’re wearing a name tag and are six inches taller than he is. Yes, you will be called by his name at least half a dozen times by supposedly observant people who can distinguish gull molts in a blizzard.
2. Carry your binoculars — and three forms of identification — at all times.
New Leon Bridges
One of our favorites, Leon Bridges, just released a new single "Sweeter,” featuring Terrace Martin that calls for the end of systemic racism as black men die in the streets.
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