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So I was originally going to blog about prison labor and companies to avoid, but since writing my Beauty Bakerie post, I’ve been reminded that there’s no ethical consumption under capitalism (hard to trace every factor of a product) and trickle-down economics don’t work. Furthermore, the companies benefiting from what’s being called slavery are the usual suspects like Walmart which may be difficult for poor … Continue reading Shop Latinx Wishlist!

Net Neutrality

Hey there reader! Do you have a blog or other website? Is it Google or Facebook? If not, you might be interested in a little idea called net neutrality. Today websites, Internet users and other activists will be taking action to raise awareness about and support for it. Net neutrality prevents Internet Service Providers (Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, etc) from charging websites and apps attracting traffic. … Continue reading Net Neutrality

St. Pete Earth Day

This past weekend was Earth Day and thousands marched for science. One of the celebrations in my neck of the woods was a free concert at Williams Park. Williams Park is actually where I attended an event raising awareness for the criminalization of homelessness a couple of years ago. It’s a small place compared to other parks in the area, but right in the middle … Continue reading St. Pete Earth Day

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Power to the People

Happy Black History Month! I’m know I’m posting this on its last day and obviously we shouldn’t restrict educating ourselves and celebrating once a year, but I wanted to get this in because we have this designation. Sharing and learning the often overlooked and erased contributions of a people is the whole point of this month! I won a giveaway from Goodreads a couple of months … Continue reading Power to the People

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Engage

One of the great things about blogging is seeing people from all over the globe. So I’m sorry that this post is going to be very United States-centered! However, at least here in the U.S., there’s a narrative comparing other leaders or candidates to our current president, so perhaps you can relate. I’ve been raised to follow politics through pop culture or comedy programs, but other … Continue reading Engage

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Incarcerated Illinois

The holidays are upon us which means for some of us– myself included– will be complaining about incoming in-laws or other unsavory relations. While some complaints may be valid and not to be patronizing, but perhaps we can deal by considering people who will have to go through a little more to see their families. I just happen to see @prisonculture‘s tweets sharing groups’ Amazon wish … Continue reading Incarcerated Illinois

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Greater Good Gifts

Have you heard of Greater Good? They have a network of websites where you can click on a banner that helps generate ad money which goes towards charities dealing with hunger,  breast cancer and more. There’s also a plethora of other information like petitions, videos, and news. Throughout their websites is their Gifts That Give More shop that includes donations starting at $0.77! Gifts sound … Continue reading Greater Good Gifts

Beauty Bakerie

Have you heard of Beauty Bakerie? Perhaps you have seen their AMAZING Lip Whips on social media. #WhatSmudge!!! Hi Sugar Babies! Meet Versailles' Cousins! We are SOOOOO excited to welcome them to the family! You guys asked for it and we DELIVERED FOUR!! From wrist to arm: Honey, Bubblegum Crisis, I like to Chai Chai and Syruptitious🍬🍨🍦🍰🍡🍥🍯🍑 Indulge NOW on the site!!! A post shared … Continue reading Beauty Bakerie