Note from Michelle: When I saw the photos from this project, I was floored. I knew this was something that needed to be shared far and wide, so I asked Katie about writing up a little something for Tuesday Justice. I’m so glad she agreed. This is what it looks like to use your privilege… Read More 5th Tuesday Guest Post: Photographing Black Girl Magic
As I thought about how to address Black Panther on the blog, I realized the best thing that I could do is exactly what we always do at Tuesday Justice: provide LOTS of resources! It’s been by reading various articles that I have come to better understand why this film is so needed, so beautiful, and so loved.… Read More Black Panther Resource List
by Michelle Palmer “For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up. Their time is up.” – Oprah I first remember seeing #MeToo back in October. I specifically remember a particular post by Aisha Bain. I think… Read More Black Dresses & White Roses: Turning #MeToo Into Positive Change
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
Being an ally means laying aside my own feelings and recognizing the larger forces at work beyond what affects only me and people who look like me. Being an ally means shutting down the pride that says, “It doesn’t matter if it’s not good for you; it’s good for me and that’s all that matters.” Being an ally means hearing hard things without getting immediately defensive.… Read More The Art of Being an Ally
by Michelle Palmer The reality is that most victims of modern slavery and human trafficking are not abducted or kidnapped. That can happen, and people should exercise reasonable precautions to keep themselves and their loved ones safe, but there are factors that create higher risk, or vulnerabilities, to enslavement. Many of these factors… Read More Pathways to Modern Slavery
All people deserve to feel seen and heard, and with stats like the ones presented here, we can be sure that certain stories aren’t being told and certain people aren’t being seen and heard. And it is through stories that we learn, we grow, we empathize, we connect, and we must (and can) do better.… Read More Representation Matters!
“The movement operates on the tenant that gender is not an acceptable basis for discrimination, oppression and/or eradication. It’s called Feminism because the gender being denied personhood and subjected to oppression is female. Feminism was given its name because it began as a socio-political movement to achieve gender equality for females and through its own rhetoric has become a movement to achieve equality for all persons regardless of gender.” – Caroline Dorey-Stein… Read More Feminism: The What & The Why