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Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Today (July 7) is Blackout Day, a movement encouraging blacks and people of color (BIPOC) and their allies to come together in solidarity and end systemic racism through their economic power, by refusing to spend a dime at any business unless Black-owned. How did Blackout Day begin? According to Wikipedia, the event was conceived in 2015...

Juneteenth: 8 Powerful Quotes to Mark Freedom Day

Juneteenth: 8 Powerful Quotes to Mark Freedom Day

A couple of years into the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, declaring “that all persons held as slaves” in the states engaged in rebellion against the Union “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” Two years after the proclamation, the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, was...

Conscious Label: She Creates the Future of Fashion

Conscious Label: She Creates the Future of Fashion

Manila, Philippines: Fashion Revolution Week was celebrated across the globe even when almost all the countries around the world are under quarantine. Fashion Revolution teams from different countries organized virtual events to commemorate the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse and demand transparency, ethics and sustainability in fashion. Despite much of the world being on lockdown,...