Hey y'all, Sarah, the founder of R&R here with a quick message. My brothers and sisters of color, we stand with you. Black lives matter, and we want to do everything we can as business to help further the movement to end racism and create equality in our society. We are arming ourselves with knowledge, historical understanding, empathy, love, and compassion, and will do everything we can from this day forward to push this agenda of antiracism.
So many people hang different prints and artwork in our space. Many of us hang motivational quotes about working hard, not giving up, perseverance, self love, kindness, love, friendship, etc. over our desks, by our mirrors, by our doorway, over our beds, in our offices, and in our classrooms to have a CONSTANT, physical reminder of whatever that quote or message is depicting. So why not have a constant reminder that we as a society must embark on a daily journey, over our entire lifetime, to work hard to not only learn, love, and accept BI POC, but also to actively fight and stand up against those trying to oppress them.
Aside from soul searching, knowledge, action, protest, and using our platform to promote the BLM movement, we want to monetarily contribute as well. Each print will have a different charity attached. For this print, 75% of the sales generated by this print will be donated directly to The NAACP's "Legal Defense and Education Fund." They use litigation, advocacy, and public education to work towards racial justice and equality for all Americans. The organization is fighting to protect voting rights, reform the criminal justice system, and improve equal access to education, among other civil rights causes. In donating, you can pick where your money is directed (for example, towards police reform, education, or voting rights) or simply choose 'Where it’s needed most.' Right now, the organizationis specifically fighting for the arrests of the other three officers involved in George Floyd’s murder—as the nonprofit said in a recent Instagram post, 'Partial justice is not justice at all."
Thank you so much for your love and support and we hope this serves as a constant reminder for you and loved ones to the importance of fighting for love and equality.