February is “Black History Month'' in the U.S. While the recognition of this month of celebrating all things Black is only 45 years old, we know that Black history is made 365 days a year and we know that Black people have been excellent throughout the history of this planet.
Looking back on 2020, Black people changed the course of history in many profound ways: Stacey Abrams was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize as a leader in voter equity and the Movement for Black Lives changed the national narrative for what it meant to fight for Black lives. Despite the seemingly torrential attacks by white supremacy and a global pandemic, Black people keep being great.
Black History Month is not just a month to celebrate the accomplishments of Black people, it should also be a time to imagine the greatness that awaits us in the future. We are eager to move forward in this new year with that ancestral wisdom and absolute conviction that our people will continue to press on towards new heights of impact and liberation.
We’re excited to announce the release of the Black Liberation Blueprint, as a resource for current and future generations to take a glimpse at innovative and inspirational work being done all over the country in an effort to expand the conversation around Black liberation. We are also supporting partner organizations like…..
And we want you to be a part of our future! Please fill out our survey to let us know what Black liberation means to you and share more about what social change you want to see in the future.