A little down today because it’s tough to live on Earth sometimes. Music helps. If you can, take a step to help the world in some way: get vaxxed, fight racism, stand in solidarity with communities in need.
Some notes on the things I mentioned in the show:
Information on how to support Daunte Wright’s family here.
Anti-Asian Violence Resources (I shared this a few weeks ago, but there is so much info here, it’s worth resharing)
Find out more about the proposed hijab ban in France. Read personal stories by checking out #handsoffmyhijab
COVID-19 info, including links to vaccine trackers are available here.
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