In Ebony’s Shoes: We Have The Power To Make Our Own Doors

Name: Ebony Vines Hometown –  Maryland Where do you live? – New York City What does it mean to have a voice? –For me, having a voice means being my authentic self. It’s being truthful and honest in the words I speak and write, and through the events I produce How did you find your Read more about In Ebony’s Shoes: We Have The Power To Make Our Own Doors[…]

In Ellie’s shoes: Hosting Lessons from Power Brunch Sundays

As long as I could remember I loved event planning. At the end of 2015, I decided to host a monthly Sunday brunch with new and old female friends in 2016. I was inspired by a potluck lunch I hosted earlier that year – a diverse group of friends from ages, occupation, cultures and life Read more about In Ellie’s shoes: Hosting Lessons from Power Brunch Sundays[…]

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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