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Donate: Organizations (#BlackLivesMatter)

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So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of non-profit organizations currently taking donations. The *** indicates I have ongoing fundraisers for these organizations. Find more info at the bottom. Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations Reclaim the Block Campaign Zero The Racial Justice Network The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) The Marshall Project The Color …

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Donate: Individual/Victim Funds (#BlackLivesMatter)

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So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of individual/victim funds currently taking donations. Official George Floyd Memorial Fund George Floyd’s Daughter Fund The Breonna Taylor Fund The Ahmaud Arbery Fund The Regis Korchinski Fund The Jamee Johnson Fund The Trevor Belle Fund The Italia Kelley Fund The Maurice Gordon Fund The Support …

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Petitions: Where to Find Them, and Where to Sign Them (#BlackLivesMatter)

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As promised, here’s a collection of petitions you can [and absolutely should] be signing right now. I’ll be updating this as I find more, and I’ll also be posting more resource lists on my website in the coming days/weeks/months/etc. If you’re searching for ways you can help or more places to find information, check back …

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She’s the First (Birthday Fundraiser)

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Nearly twenty-six years ago on July 24th, 1994, my Naani delivered me in an emergency home-birth situation and, as a result, saved my life. Last summer, on July 1st, 2019, she passed away with my mother and I directly by her side. It was difficult, but it also made our family’s mission and passion to …

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5 Reasons Why Abella Eyewear is Everything

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If you follow me on either Twitter or Instagram, you might know I’m a brand ambassador for a handful of companies. Of course, this includes Abella Eyewear. For context, you should know that in the past two and a half years of my life (December 2017-May 2020), I’ve received dozens of offers to become a …

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An “Ode” to My “6 by 26”

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With three months to go before my 26th birthday (a little under two now), I achieved the milestone of writing my first six books and releasing them out into the world. Unlike my upcoming “10 by 27” (inspired by my “6 by 26”) this wasn’t planned; it just happened. Therefore, and before my 26th birthday, …

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Private Poems Mostly, by Chris Mahan (A Book Review)

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In an age where instant gratification is all the rage and accountability is a lost art, Christopher Mahan rises above the current social climate in his poetry collection, Private Poems Mostly. I found Mahan and his poetry through Twitter and discovered even more of it through his Patreon account. This is a man who lives …

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Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger (A Book Review)

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I read Nathalie Léger‘s Suite for Barbara Loden, and now I’m going to rant about it. I’m not going to lie —  I didn’t even plan on reading it in the beginning. It was assigned for class, but I missed the screening of Wanda, the movie this reading is based on. I learned about the …

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Why Joining the Twitter #WritingCommunity and Becoming an Indie Author Are Two of the Best Decisions I Ever Made for Myself

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One of my absolute favorite things about being an independent author is the level of transparency I’m able to have with my readership. I have the extraordinary privilege of involving my readers, potential readers, friends, family, followers, and sometimes even authors aspiring to go indie in every single step of my writing and publishing processes …