I've always loved the art of painting. I'm primarily drawn to it for its beauty, but subject matter is equally important to me. That's why I was delighted to stumble upon a book by John Michael Vlach entitled The Planter's Prospect: Privilege & Slavery in Plantation Paintings. In it, Vlach describes paintings and drawings of plantation landscapes and what they have to say about slavery. There's an important lesson to be learned about what the art we create can do.Read More
My love of reading fuels my Dressember advocacy because I am naturally enthusiastic about books, and that enthusiasm creates pathways for other conversations.
Here are 3 ways that my favorite hobby has helped me grow as an advocate…Read More