It's been another tough week, amongst many in the last ten years where black, brown and queer people of colour are inundated with requests and commentary on the heightened awareness of what the world realizes is their daily experience, at least for the duration of the news cycle.
I want to direct us to the voices of people that have been speaking out on the issue for years. If you would like to support, please follow them and give their media a read. Don't just like this post.
Bookmark their links, follow them online, use them to find more resources, or act on their suggestions. Doing anti-racism is very difficult and challenging, and the ideas that are featured in so many company statements all started from their experiences.
The Failed Allyship of the Booming Tech Industry By Pariss Athena
White Guyde To The Galaxy and Save the Tears: Save the Tears: White Woman's Guide by Tatiana Mac
Breonna TaylorIf you identify as black and have enabled @GitHub Sponsors, reply with a link to your profile. I would love to sponsor the work you do in open source for the next year and I am sure there are others willing to do so as well.
Let's exercise some privilege here.16:38 PM - 06 Jun 2020
Jyrone ParkerThere are a couple low income children I want to teach how to program. Neither have laptops, I'm trying to do either of the following
1) Raise money to buy them laptops
2) Get 2 laptops donated
Any help is appreciated trying to make a difference!19:42 PM - 05 Jun 2020
I'm a Software Engineer, wearing a mask, but it’s not COVID-19 related…
Kenny Whyte ・ Jun 5 '20 ・ 4 min read
Marco RogersThis has always struck me as the core limitation of everything from "engagement surveys" to "check-ins". Do you think people are really empowered to tell you when they're unhappy? The so many consequences to being the squeaky wheel. twitter.com/polotek/status…22:30 PM - 06 Jun 2020Marco Rogers @polotekOH: "You only get so many complaints at work before they shitcan you for your bad attitude."
TAE’LUR IS ON BREAK🦄🔮I see these people saying, "This doesn't happen in South Korea/ Bosnia/ etc" let's not go there right now because a quick google search will inform you that racism, discrimination, and racial profiling against black ppl occurs every day around the world. A sad truth, realize that01:31 AM - 30 May 2020
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