FIVE BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES I’VE ORDERED FROM RECENTLY

I've seen lots of great round-ups of Black-owned businesses over the past several weeks (here, here, here, and here to share a few!) and I wanted to share a few things I've ordered recently as part of a personal effort to be more conscientious about the businesses I'm supporting. I would …

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NEW ADDITIONS TO TEDDY’S BOOKSHELF

As part of my overdue and ongoing commitment to becoming actively anti-racist, I recently ordered several children's books from this list of Coretta Scott King Book Award winners to read to Teddy before bed each night. The award is given to outstanding Black authors and illustrators of children's books that demonstrate an appreciation for …

20 WOMEN OF COLOR TO FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA

If you're anything like me, this week has made you reflect a lot about the voices you're listening to on social media and specifically the voices you're not hearing enough of. I was quickly embarrassed to realize I was guilty of following many more white women than women of color in the decorating/fashion/lifestyle/travel spaces to …