Many take the right to vote for granted, but this month Spotlight is going to take a moment to appreciate recent documentaries that spotlight the history & current voter suppression tactics that have been used in the United States. Amazon Prime Video has released “All In -The Fight for Democracy”that chronicles the gubernatorial race in Georgia in 2018. I encourage you to watch with open ears, eyes and heart as Stacey Abrams shares her personal journey in her race for the Governor seat in Georgia. CNN also produced "John Lewis - Good Trouble." There are very scary tactics that continue today...
There are multiple aspects of beauty in the African-American experience that can be explored. Some of those items include colorism, hair-textures/products, all of which will be explored in later months of Spotlight. For September, to coordinate with our beautiful organic products from BokuJoy, we discuss & discover: 1) Black women representation in the beauty industry2) Michelle Obama and her beauty regimen. Let's talk about skin care & makeup on TV or in magazines!
African-American businesses are essential our communities and the overall American economy. August has been designated to recognize the contributions and impacts. More discussion about Black Business and the impact to our communities online in our Spotlight Sisters Community! Download this graphic to learn more about the disparities facing the Black business community. Resources: https://resources.smartbizloans.com/blog/business-owners/infographic-august-is-national-black-business-month/ https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/05/how-americans-are-supporting-black-owned-businesses.html