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Black Lives Matter is Collecting Audio Recordings for a Public Story Bank

The project asks people to imagine a world where black life is valued.

Image courtesy of Black Lives Matter.

Telling our stories is not just a political necessity, but also an opportunity for catharsis and public healing. Which is why we must be concerned when certain stories are marginalized by more mainstream—and perhaps more comfortable—narratives. A new project by Black Lives Matter, called I Imagine, intends to collect the stories of people around the U.S. and archive them in a public story bank. Calling on contributions from anyone who wants to share their vision, Black Lives Matter asks people to submit a short one to two-minute recording prompted by the phrase, “In a world where Black Lives Matter, I imagine...” Contributors will be compelled to share their dreams and imaginings of a future where black life is valued.

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GOOD Maker Challenge: Vote Now for the Most Inspiring Pet

This post is brought to you by GOOD and Purina ONE® Last month we put a call out to pet owners in the GOOD Community to share an inspiring photo...


This post is brought to you by GOOD and Purina ONE®

Last month we put a call out to pet owners in the GOOD Community to share an inspiring photo and story about what their pet does to make the world a better place. In our Picturing Pets GOOD Maker challenge, we received hundreds of submissions from across the U.S. with inspiring photos and stories that celebrate the simple, everyday things that pets do.

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