In Shemeka’s shoes: The Shelter WithIN the Storm

Name : Shemeka Denise Hometown: Dirty South by way of Harlem Current Residence: Brooklyn What does it mean to have a voice? Being unafraid to audaciously speak, live, and act on your convictions How did you find your voice? Two words: Trial and Tribulation. What event or series of events led to you finding your Read more about In Shemeka’s shoes: The Shelter WithIN the Storm[…]

In Shemeka’s shoes: Vblog of Power Brunch Series

I was hesitant to accept my invitation to attend the Power Brunch Sunday by blog creator Elizabeth Windham. I did not blog personally (although I am part of the editorial team). It was really my fear of NETWORKING holding me back! I’ve always heard, it’s essential to your career, business, blah, blah, blah. But I Read more about In Shemeka’s shoes: Vblog of Power Brunch Series[…]

Audre Lorde once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” Truer words have never been spoken. The Team behind Walking in Other People’s Shoes supports and stands in solidarity with the Black community. From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor to Atatiana Jefferson, and many more names. There have been far too many race-induced police brutalities for us to remain silent.

We believe that empathy, or walking in other people’s shoes, is a great way to understand and heal together. Commitment to justice takes on many forms, and we can begin by listening, learning, and supporting our community. Walking in Other People’s Shoes is grateful to be a platform for story-telling and we will continue to share voices and projects of our previous and future bloggers. The Team encourages our readers to:

As we have done in the past, Walking in Other People’s Shoes will continue to build bridges and amplify voices not often heard.

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