I never imported my follows into this alt, so if I used to follow you and don't now, it's nothing personal, I just don't have all my old follows and i have a terrible memory
[[Please, if you boost, boost the whole thread, this part is more important than the first]]
HOWEVER, I highly encourage you to prioritise supporting black artists instead!
And I know I may not have much of a platform, but I would like to help boosting their voices.
So if you are a black artist/know black artists who could use the support, you can reply with your/their name(s)/links under this post, and I'll share them. [2/2]
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There's another #BandcampFriday on June 5th, where the platform will once again waive their revenue share!
As such, I've decided to donate whatever I get on this day +from my own purse to as many of these funds as I can: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate
(you can check those out and donate yourself too if you can! There's also a link to a video you can watch that donates all its add revenue and features the work of black artists.) [1/2]
I know the scottish contingency on the fediverse is a bit sparse, but here's a list of scottish anti-racist organisations you can and should donate to, courtesy of Living Rent's twitter: https://twitter.com/Living_Rent/status/1267893227534901249
Positive Action in Housing -
Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights- https://www.crer.scot/copy-of-about-crer-1
Ethnic Minority National Resistance Network- https://bemis.org.uk/emnrn/members/
(kidding, I know that's not how it works)
Minneapolis's school board will vote to remove police from schools tonight, so here's an opportunity for Minneapolis residents to make a positive change: contact your school board rep.
Making a point of blocking PV is always one of the early phases of the self-destruct sequence.
Wanna make your instances welcoming to everyone, not just my Black ass:
Get your CoC in check
Get rid of chuds when they get reported
Clean up your act
and don't fucking whine when ppl block your shit, good lord
mines and others safety > your feelings
Someone suggested we support individuals today, and I think that we should all start with Artist Marcia X, @ArtistMarciaX ,
who's not only taught just me a lot, but a lot of other people too.
The Go Fund Me for their PhD will be at the bottom. They are more than half way there already, and we could finish that off today, easy.
If you're curious about what kind of work they do outside of here? Check out their website
Like 10 $/£/E was not in your pocket to get some student something to eat for a day or two
leftist. i like languages and code. i speak English & Esperanto, and am currently learning Spanish and Scottish Gaelic. they/he
Polyglot City is the right instance for you, if you're interested in languages, language learning and translating, or if you are multilingual or polyglot. All languages are allowed to flourish on our timelines. Welcome!