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    Why You Should Bank with Black-Owned Banks & the Importance of Keeping Capital Within Black Communities

    There has never been a better opportunity to gain civil rights and social justice because of the internet. We know the Millennial and Gen Z generations are the most advanced models that there has ever been in social organizing and economic development through technology. Social media can set wildfires to a movement to effect a change in real-time, but as we tweet and post, isn’t it time we put our money where our mouth is? Since the early 1900s, many black leaders have recognized the importance of banking. In 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. stated the “bank-in” movement would “begin the process of building a greater economic base…we are putting…

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    How to Properly Use & Engage with Trigger Warnings

    What are trigger warnings exactly? How can we effectively use them? In short, trigger warnings help us engage with the world more securely. As someone who is genuinely helped by these warnings and who’s mental health is better when these warnings are provided, I have some insight to give here. This is purely my perspective on why they are helpful and how to use them. Including some of the common myths surrounding the idea of trigger warnings. As there are a lot of people on the internet, specifically right-wing mouthpieces acclimatized to their provocations. It’s easy for this topic to come off politically, but trigger warnings create a safer mental…