As a brand providing access to the wonderful world of secondhand and sustainability, it is a no-brainer to include space for education and resources on the inherent link between the climate crisis and systemic racial injustice.
Click here for an in-depth explanation of “intersectional environmentalism” and why it’s harder for black and brown communities to access clean air, water and natural spaces.
Click here to understand why we can’t talk climate change without talking about environmental racism.
Click here to learn about the NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
Click here for a list of black owned secondhand and vintage shops you can support.
We also encourage you to explore the following resources from the OG ladies whose closets you love and shop on Rhymes With Orange!
“An Open Conversation About My Experience“ – As a black woman, Richie (@richiejolivette) courageously shared her story to remind the world of the importance of Black Lives Matter and encourage dialogue on the crisis. She continues to use her platform to share critical information and resources.
Cadence Project – a phenomenal, comprehensive list of resources from Jodi (@jodtaylor) and her partner with petitions, donation links, black-owned businesses, literature, and legal help. It will be updated on a daily basis.
No Excuse Not to Show Up – Following her attendance at one of NYC’s protests, Morgan (@morganmariejones) beautifully and eloquently explained why she is compelled to show up for black lives, and especially the black lives in the city that raised her. She also created a BLM highlight on her profile with resources.
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