I am a big fan of manifestos. I find them to be a wonderful way of broadcasting intention and creating alignment and allyship, and loved discovering The BlackSpaces manifesto.

BlackSpace ManifestoBlackSpace Manifesto

  • Create circles, not lines
  • Choose critical connections over critical mass
  • Move at the speed of trust
  • Be humble learners who practice deep listening
  • Celebrate, catalyze, and amplify black joy
  • Plan with, design with
  • Center lived experience
  • Seek people at the margins
  • Reckon with the past to build the future
  • Protect & strengthen culture
  • Cultivate wealth
  • Foster personal & communal evolution
  • Promote excellence
  • Manifest the future

Full manifesto here

July 15, 2020