At our local women’s march last year, people chanted, “This is what democracy looks like” while whooping and clapping. It gave us chills. Tangible solidarity. It was truly amazing to see people come together, not just in cities around the US, but around the world. A year later, the spirit is still alive. Some may say even more now than ever. It was just announced that this year’s women’s march is heading to Las Vegas (with smaller marches in cities around the country). Why Las Vegas? Organizers say Nevada is representative of a lot of the issues affecting our country...
There’s a lot that can be said for 2017 but for those of us that live here in Southern California one thing is for sure: it definitely started on a high note. Replicating the original work of of Danny Finegood in 1976, artist Zach Fernandez (@jesushands), altered the Hollywood sign using fabric and clamps. Hoping 2018 can ride the same high and all the other nonsense and go up in smoke.
Happy New Years, friends.
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Our friend, Audrey, is volunteering for a disaster relief organization called All Hands and Hearts. She's living in the small town of Aransas Pass in Texas, helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Hands and Hearts has been in Texas since September 1st, while most other organizations have left. We asked her some questions about her experience and how all of us can help. Can you tell us a little about All Hands and Hearts and their involvement with Hurricane Harvey?All Hands and Hearts has been in Texas since Hurricane Harvey hit. We have bases in Houston and Aransas Pass....
The “I’m Tired” Project utilizes photography, the human body and written words as a tools highlight the lasting impact of everyday micro-aggressions, assumptions & stereotypes and pull back the layers of discrimination to reveal thoughts and feelings that aren’t usually voiced through fear of backlash and lack of being relatable.
Created by Paula Akpan + Harriet Evans.
You can learn more about this project by clicking here.
You may have heard the term "net neutrality" before and assumed it was yet another political issue you didn't have time to contemplate. Well, let us break it down for you because it's important. Like, really important.Net neutrality means that internet service providers (those big communications companies that send you a bill every month) cannot prioritize certain companies or types of data. They can't charge you more to access certain websites and apps, or charge businesses for preferred (aka faster) access. The Obama administration implemented net neutrality rules to prevent the big guys from taking advantage of the little guys (aka...
With a vintage skirt, under overalls or a denim button-up, or in nothing other than your skivvies. Our classic Mama Bird tank styled by the lovely Kristi, from @windypeakvintge. Share the ways you style our tees, #thebeeandthefoxstyle