#Resist

 Washington, U.S.A. (Photo by Vlad Tchompalov)

Washington, U.S.A. (Photo by Vlad Tchompalov)

 
The only weapon that we have in our hands this evening is the weapon of protest.
— MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
 

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THIS WORK IS PROTEST WORK

Sometimes we march in the streets.

Sometimes we feed the homeless.

Sometimes we provide community programing for children and families.

Sometimes we read and learn about our history so we can march and feed and provide even better. 

Protest work is collective and we all have our part in it. My protest may not look like your protest; but when we take action to change the injustices we see, we have to do the actions we can. The prolific speaker and author Toni Morrison said, " correct what you can; learn from what you can't." My protest is to learn, grow, teach, and correct what I can. 

THE GOAL OF BLACK AND BOOKISH IS TO SHOW THAT INDIVIDUALS WHO IDENTIFY AS BLACK ARE NOT A MONOLITH. 

Sister Citizen Cover Photo by Black & Bookish

We are as complex as any group of people, regardless of how we are portrayed in movies and in the media. We are a diverse group of souls with a shared history of violence and racism. We deserve equality in all aspects of our life. 

My protest work is INCLUSIVE.

My liberation work is for the benefit all. 

I'm a complete and whole person, and my content will reflect that. The life of a black women, MY LIFE, is inherently political and I write about those things that most affect me. My philosophy is Womanist in nature and my activism is rooted in equality and libration. My content will always reflect the fight against racism, homophobia, transphobia, and misogyny.


This is Just A Starting Point

Individuals of Note



Organizations/Comprehensive Sites



Decolonize Your Reading


I know this list is far from complete. It is a work in progress.

Have a suggestion to add to my #Resist list?

Contact me at antoinette@blackandbookish.com. 

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