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Black voices now

FROM OUR READERS

‘I shared a poem on Breonna Taylor’s birthday that talks directly to the Black women, including queer, non-binary, and transwomen, who we lost to violence and police brutality.’

Serina Gousby

‘Just as our economy was built on the backs of Black people, so too was the wealth accumulation that drives much of philanthropy, the space where I work. Funders must make changes in how we support communities of color.’

Gislaine Ngounou

‘As individual Black people, we often feel like we are carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders. It’s important to give our shoulders a rest.’

Claudiane Philippe

‘My curiosity, as I look forward, is how those who defend the status quo by denying racism exists will maneuver their continuous opposition, in the new age of social media and everyone having a camera phone.’

Daniel Santos