Black Lives Matter
I am still not sure that now is the "right" time to come back to blogging. But, I recognize that I have been absent from and quiet in this space for long enough and it's time to speak up. I apologize for not posting on this platform sooner.
If you follow me on Instagram, you will see that I have been posting almost daily but not about makeup or skincare. I have been posting and reposting #BlackLivesMatter.
Let me state that I know that simply posting #BLM is not now, and never will be, enough. I appreciate your patience with me as I grow and strive to be and do better.
I feel like I am usually good with my words but, I'll be honest, I don't really know what to say about The Nation's recent events - specifically, George Floyd's murder by police.
I know there is no perfect way to address this, especially as a White Heterosexual Woman. But, I want to make sure I make myself perfectly clear: I stand by the Black, African-American, Latinx and LGBTIQA+ communities. I recognize that I cannot and will not ever know exactly what these groups of people deal with on a daily basis. However, I stand by each one of them and strive to learn more and do better when it comes to being an ally.
Here are some resources I have come across and have been utilizing to soak in as much about racism and discrimination in this country.
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Please, take the next few moments to reflect on how you can be a better ally for all people who are different than you. Or, people in your community you wish to better understand. Additionally, if you know of and/or would like to share any resources, please comment below, send me an email or DM me. I personally want to learn more and I want this to be a place for us all to come together, share ideas and become better supporters.