Joy as Resistance

In these dark times, joy as resistance is necessary.  Thank you Kleaver Cruz for your Black Joy Project!!!


CREDIT: Twitter / @KleavCruz
On any given day, social media can easily rob one’s joy with a flood of traumatizing images and depressing news. Afro-Latinx poet Kleaver Cruz knows this pain too well, especially in light of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement.
The result: The Black Joy Project.
The activist firmly believes that joy in the face of oppression is, in fact, a form of resistance because it is rooted in embracing community, deprograming self-hatred, reclaiming humanity and owning one’s spirit.
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