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Time to Resignify Freedom

Time to Resignify Freedom At the end of history… were the Founding Fathers successful? Today we remember the wealthiest seven men that represented white, and colonialist interests. They ensured that only men like themselves would stay in power for centuries to come. And they really achieved their goal!   The Declaration of Independence, signed in …

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July: Freedom

July : Freedom On Independence Day we took some time to think about “What, To The Slave, Is The Fourth Of July”. As a young enslaved child, Frederick Douglas learned to read thanks to his new master’s wife who taught him the alphabet before the owner found out and told his wife that such an …

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Roe vs Wade: Negotiating Women’s Rights

Roe vs Wade: Negotiating Women’s Rights Talking about motherhood, what’s happening to US lawmakers? Instead of guaranteeing equality and freedom to all people, they seem to be going back to the Middle Ages. Recently, a leaked draft of Supreme Court opinion that would overturn legalised abortion across the country became public. That possibility has become …

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Why Are We Celebrating Black Women Season?

Why Are We Celebrating Black Women Season? At the end of history… were the Founding Fathers successful? Black women are being captured and treated poorly. Many social systems are designed to contain, control, and indoctrinate women. Unfortunately indegenious and black women are seminally oppressed. They are facing inequity in health and wellness care, employment opportunities …

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2022: Happy New Year! Let’s create new practices rather than new resolutions

2022: Happy New Year! Let’s create new practices rather than new resolutions Resolution -noun 1. A firm decision to do or not to do something. 2. A formal expression of opinion or intention agreed on by a legislative body, committee, or other formal meeting, typically after taking a vote. 3. The quality of being determined …

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Community Over Consumerism – Creating and Celebrating Community During the Holiday Season

Community Over Consumerism – Creating and Celebrating Community During the Holiday Season In a capitalist society, the holiday season is often presented as a time to buy stuff. At BB;ARR, we think instead of buying stuff we can be deliberate and purposeful about building community. It’s not what we buy, but who we build with …

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5 reasons that made the #FreeBritney campaign a textbook example of modern enslavery.

5 reasons that made the #FreeBritney campaign a textbook example of modern enslavery. In the beginning, Britney Spears was known for being perfect. She was a beautiful, honest, and talented girl known all over the world. Now she faces a struggle to recover her freedom. By definition, enslavery means a condition in which one human …

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