As a brown man that feels solidarity in seeing everyone finally addressing these issues that regularly fall on deaf ears, a lot of these black boxes feel more like silence than a statement. Over the last week, I've seen so much sharing of information and updates. Now my whole feed is black. NOT BETTER. Use your platforms. Amplify these voices.
Music Millenium in Portland can get fucked. They intentionally sent me a damaged record & added a small unauthorized charge on my card, admitted to both & tried to gaslight me telling me I should expect that.
I've been playing so much Mario Kart on my phone that when I just accidentally hit the "latest posts" lightning bolt on the task bar, I panicked for a split second, as if it was going to zap everyone out of their threads on the forum
If anyone ordered an extra Rowland Howard or has second thoughts about ordering it, I dropped the ball on it. Shopify made me think it was in my cart for days, until I went through the checkout process
I guess a friend posted this pic of my kid and EL & Mike retweeted it, so it gained a little traction. Another friend alerted me to it when it was posted on an unrelated FB page. I love my son and the internet is wacky.
VMP just dropped Idler Wheel and it's open to non-members. Of course, it was a shitshow leading up to it and they're still dismissive as fuck, but... if you've been waiting over 2 years for this shit, here ya go